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Marin Independent Journal
Movers & Shakers: San Rafael woman named director of development at WildCareEllyn Paine Weisel, of San Rafael, has been hired as the director of developmen
Movers & Shakers: San Rafael woman named director of development at WildCare
Marin Independent Journal / Posted yesterday
Ellyn Paine Weisel, of San Rafael, has been hired as the director of development at WildCare, an animal rehabilitation center in San Rafael. Weisel, who has served as a director at DripDrop Foundation and as a chief development officer at 10,000... Read more
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CBS News
​California farmers reap record sales despite droughtFRESNO, Calif. -- A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sa
​California farmers reap record sales despite drought
CBS News / Posted 3 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. -- A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
State water strategy: Crush the little guyThe water wars in California are getting uglier. If you doubt that consider th
State water strategy: Crush the little guy
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
The water wars in California are getting uglier. If you doubt that consider the plight of the Bryon-Bethany Irrigation District. They were slapped — along with other water districts — with a curtailment order on June 12 by the State Water Resources... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Brown’s projects face testsThe two immense public works projects that would be Jerry Brown legacies will s
Brown’s projects face tests
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
The two immense public works projects that would be Jerry Brown legacies will soon face pivotal moments. The years-long debates over a north-south bullet train and twin water tunnels beneath the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta have focused on whether... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Water Supply Projection by Water Agency GMAUBURN, Calif. - Following weeks of rain and snowfall, the Placer County Water
Water Supply Projection by Water Agency GM
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 6 days ago
AUBURN, Calif. - Following weeks of rain and snowfall, the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) Board of Directors met on February 4 to receive the latest snowpack and water supply update. Since the 2016 water year began, cumulative precipitation is at... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Noaa and Nasa team up to investigate strongest El Niño on recordAmerica’s two leading climate science agencies are conducting an unprecedented
Noaa and Nasa team up to investigate strongest El Niño on record
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 days ago
America’s two leading climate science agencies are conducting an unprecedented survey via land, sea and air to investigate the current El Niño event and better understand its impact on weather systems that have brought both parched and soaking... Read more
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Wired News
The water in Stockton has chloramines added. Will that make it the next Flint?Sometimes it seems like California—the concept of California, rather than just
The water in Stockton has chloramines added. Will that make it the next Flint?
Wired News / Posted 7 days ago
Sometimes it seems like California—the concept of California, rather than just the location—has a sense of entitlement when it comes to water. It’s not just rights or ownership of the stuff, but also the drama that follows water wherever it flows.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Debate over new supplies is microcosm of state’s water warDespite a wet winter, California’s historic drought continues to spark fierce –
Debate over new supplies is microcosm of state’s water war
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
Despite a wet winter, California’s historic drought continues to spark fierce – even bitter – debate over how the state’s water needs should be met in the future. The core issue is whether we should primarily rely on conservation of what may be a... Read more
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NBC San Diego
City of San Diego’s El Nino ResponseAs city crews race the El Nino clock, clearing the storm channels is an even bi
City of San Diego’s El Nino Response
NBC San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
As city crews race the El Nino clock, clearing the storm channels is an even bigger challenge now that the ground is saturated from prior rains. In the Smythe Channel, a machine got stuck briefly in the mud Thursday. As far as the storm channel... Read more
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The News & Observer
Correction: California Drought story | News & Observer February 3, 2016 3:16 PM FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2015, fi
Correction: California Drought story
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
| News & Observer February 3, 2016 3:16 PM FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2015, file photo, a man carries an umbrella as he walks down Larkin Street in San Francisco. Following a... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Local water agencies post new conservation mandatesThe State Water Resources Control Board has adopted a new Emergency Regulation
Local water agencies post new conservation mandates
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 9 days ago
The State Water Resources Control Board has adopted a new Emergency Regulation for Statewide Urban Water Conservation, which extends and modifies the previous regulation through October. Officials announced the updated mandate on Wednesday and said... Read more
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Orange County Register
Official: El Nino could signal easing of California droughtFRESNO – In the strongest indication yet that the California drought could be e
Official: El Nino could signal easing of California drought
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
FRESNO – In the strongest indication yet that the California drought could be easing, officials said strict water conservation orders could be dramatically scaled back or even ended if El Nino storms keep pummeling the state into the spring. The... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
El Nino could signal easing of California droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - In the strongest indication yet that the California droug
El Nino could signal easing of California drought
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 9 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - In the strongest indication yet that the California drought could be easing, officials said strict water conservation orders could be dramatically scaled back or even ended if El Nino storms keep pummeling the state into the... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
El Nino could signal easing of California droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - In the strongest indication yet that the California droug
El Nino could signal easing of California drought
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 9 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - In the strongest indication yet that the California drought could be easing, officials said strict water conservation orders could be dramatically scaled back or even ended if El Nino storms keep pummeling the state into the... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Official: El Nino could signal easing of California droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) � State water regulators voted to extend emergency conserva
Official: El Nino could signal easing of California drought
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) � State water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because of a drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California's snowpack. But with the drought still severe,... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Official: El Nino could signal easing of California droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - In the strongest indication yet that the California droug
Official: El Nino could signal easing of California drought
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 9 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - In the strongest indication yet that the California drought could be easing, officials said strict water conservation orders could be dramatically scaled back or even ended if El Nino storms keep pummeling the state into the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Official: El Nino could signal easing of California droughtFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - In the strongest indication yet that the California droug
Official: El Nino could signal easing of California drought
KHQ Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - In the strongest indication yet that the California drought could be easing, officials said strict water conservation orders could be dramatically scaled back or even ended if El Nino storms keep pummeling the state into the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Correction: California Drought storyThe top photo in this combo shows Frank Gehrke, chief of California Cooperative
Correction: California Drought story
Brandon Sun / Posted 9 days ago
The top photo in this combo shows Frank Gehrke, chief of California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources walking past some weeds emerging from the snow pack as he conducts the second snow survey of the season at Echo... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Are San Diegans Getting Mixed Messages About Water Conservation?In spite of all this rain, news of the Sierra snow pack at 130 percent of the h
Are San Diegans Getting Mixed Messages About Water Conservation?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
In spite of all this rain, news of the Sierra snow pack at 130 percent of the historical average for this time of year and the San Diego County Water Authority dumping half a billion excess gallons of treated drinking water back into Lower Otay... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Water Officials Vote To Extend California Drought EmergencyState water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because
Water Officials Vote To Extend California Drought Emergency
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
State water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because of the drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California's snowpack. But with the drought still severe, conservations efforts fell off... Read more
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Market Watch
California keeps water curbs in place despite abundant snowCalifornia officials late Tuesday extended water restrictions on the state’s ur
California keeps water curbs in place despite abundant snow
Market Watch / Posted 9 days ago
California officials late Tuesday extended water restrictions on the state’s urban areas into the fall, after determining that abundant snow and rain this winter is still insufficient to offset a historic western drought. The move by the State Water... Read more
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ABC News
Water Officials Vote to Extend California Drought EmergencyState water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because
Water Officials Vote to Extend California Drought Emergency
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
State water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because of a drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California's snowpack. But with the drought still severe, conservations efforts fell off... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Water officials vote to extend California drought emergencyFRESNO, Calif. (AP) � State water regulators voted to extend emergency conserva
Water officials vote to extend California drought emergency
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) � State water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because of a drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California's snowpack. But with the drought still severe,... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Water officials vote to extend California drought emergencyFRESNO, Calif. (AP) � State water regulators voted to extend emergency conserva
Water officials vote to extend California drought emergency
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) � State water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because of a drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California's snowpack. But with the drought still severe,... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Water officials vote to extend California drought emergencyFRESNO, Calif. (AP) � State water regulators voted to extend emergency conserva
Water officials vote to extend California drought emergency
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 9 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) � State water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because of a drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California's snowpack. But with the drought still severe,... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Water officials vote to extend California drought emergencyFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - State water regulators voted to extend emergency conserva
Water officials vote to extend California drought emergency
The Record Searchlight / Posted 9 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - State water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because of a drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California's snowpack. But with the drought still severe,... Read more
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Denver Post
Water officials vote to extend California drought emergencyFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — State water regulators voted to extend emergency conserva
Water officials vote to extend California drought emergency
Denver Post / Posted 9 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — State water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because of a drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California's snowpack. But with the drought still severe,... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Water officials vote to extend California drought emergencyFRESNO, Calif. (AP) � State water regulators voted to extend emergency conserva
Water officials vote to extend California drought emergency
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) � State water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because of a drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California's snowpack. But with the drought still severe,... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
River flow plan may put SSJID water in jeopardyThe steady string of storms — should they continue into early March — appears t
River flow plan may put SSJID water in jeopardy
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
The steady string of storms — should they continue into early March — appears to be putting South San Joaquin Irrigation District in a position to have water to match last year’s deliveries. SSJID General Manager Peter Rietkerk noted current... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
New Statewide Water Conservation StatisticsSonora, CA — Mother Lode water districts continue to meet long-term conservatio
New Statewide Water Conservation Statistics
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 9 days ago
Sonora, CA — Mother Lode water districts continue to meet long-term conservation standards set by the state. According to new statistics released this morning by the State Water Resources Control Board, the Tuolumne Utilities District has cut usage... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
State water board extends mandatory water conservation measures through OctoberDespite record January rainfall, above-average snowpack and rising reservoirs,
State water board extends mandatory water conservation measures through October
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
Despite record January rainfall, above-average snowpack and rising reservoirs, the state water board stuck to its conservation guns Tuesday, extending the existing drought-related emergency regulations — with minor adjustments — for eight more... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Despite El Nino rains and deep snowpack, state board extends mandatory water conservationDespite record January rainfall, an above-average snowpack and rising reservoir
Despite El Nino rains and deep snowpack, state board extends mandatory water conservation
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
Despite record January rainfall, an above-average snowpack and rising reservoirs, the state water board stuck to its conservation guns Tuesday, approving an eight-month extension of the existing drought-related emergency regulations with minor... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Despite El Nino rains, deep snowpack state water board extends mandatory water conservation planDespite record January rainfall, an above-average snowpack and rising reservoir
Despite El Nino rains, deep snowpack state water board extends mandatory water conservation plan
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
Despite record January rainfall, an above-average snowpack and rising reservoirs, the state water board stuck to its conservation guns Tuesday, approving an eight-month extension of the existing drought-related emergency regulations with minor... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
San Diegans urged to continue saving waterSAN DIEGO - Despite the good snow pack and rainfall we’ve received, the State W
San Diegans urged to continue saving water
KGTV San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
SAN DIEGO - Despite the good snow pack and rainfall we’ve received, the State Water Resources Control Board urges San Diegans to continue saving water. It would take two to three years of above normal rain to make a dent in the drought. Philip... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Water officials: California misses water conservation targetMore rain and snow are falling on California this winter, improving the snowpac
Water officials: California misses water conservation target
KSBW Salinas / Posted 10 days ago
More rain and snow are falling on California this winter, improving the snowpack and reservoir levels but cutting into conservation. State water regulators were expected Tuesday to extend the drought emergency after announcing that conservation fell... Read more
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Orange County Register
Water officials: California misses water conservation targetFRESNO – Residents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in
Water officials: California misses water conservation target
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
FRESNO – Residents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December and for a third straight month fell short of the 25 percent conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown, state officials said Tuesday. However, the State Water... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
California misses latest water conservation goalState officials say residents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent le
California misses latest water conservation goal
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 10 days ago
State officials say residents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December than the same period in 2013 and fell short of the 25 percent conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown. State water officials are expected to... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego County Again Falls Short Of Water Conservation GoalsThe state of California cut water use by 18.3 percent in December, missing Gov.
San Diego County Again Falls Short Of Water Conservation Goals
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
The state of California cut water use by 18.3 percent in December, missing Gov. Jerry Brown's order to reduce water use by 25 percent, according to data released Tuesday by the State Water Resources Control Board. The lagging savings totals reflect... Read more
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The Signal
Water officials: California misses water conservation targetFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Residents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent
Water officials: California misses water conservation target
The Signal / Posted 10 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Residents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December and for a third straight month fell short of the 25 percent conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown, state officials said Tuesday. However,... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
San Diego fails to meet target on water cutsSAN DIEGO -- Most of the water agencies in San Diego County fell short of their
San Diego fails to meet target on water cuts
KGTV San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
SAN DIEGO -- Most of the water agencies in San Diego County fell short of their state-mandated conservation targets in December, according to data released Tuesday by the state Water Resources Control Board. The lagging savings totals reflected the... Read more
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Orange County Register
State falls short of December water savings target; still on pace to beat long-term goalFRESNO, Calif. – Residents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less
State falls short of December water savings target; still on pace to beat long-term goal
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. – Residents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December and for a third straight month fell short of the 25 percent conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown, state officials said Tuesday. However, the... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
CA Falls Short of Dec. Water-Use Goal, But Still on TrackResidents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December
CA Falls Short of Dec. Water-Use Goal, But Still on Track
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 10 days ago
Residents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December, falling short of the 25 percent conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown in reponse to the region's dry spell, state officials said Tuesday. Residents missed the... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
CA Falls Short of Dec. Water-Use Goal, But Still on TrackResidents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December
CA Falls Short of Dec. Water-Use Goal, But Still on Track
NBC Bay Area / Posted 10 days ago
Residents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December, falling short of the 25 percent conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown in reponse to the region's dry spell, state officials said Tuesday. Residents missed the... Read more
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NBC San Diego
CA Falls Short of Dec. Water-Use Goal, But Still on TrackResidents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December
CA Falls Short of Dec. Water-Use Goal, But Still on Track
NBC San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
Residents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December, falling short of the 25 percent conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown in reponse to the region's dry spell, state officials said Tuesday. Residents missed the... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Most of county water agencies fall short of December conservation targetsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) - Most of the water agencies in San Diego County fell short of
Most of county water agencies fall short of December conservation targets
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - Most of the water agencies in San Diego County fell short of their state-mandated conservation targets in December, according to data released Tuesday by the state Water Resources Control Board. The lagging savings totals... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
State hits water conservation mandate for the seventh straight monthRepresentatives from the State of California are reporting that Californians ha
State hits water conservation mandate for the seventh straight month
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 10 days ago
Representatives from the State of California are reporting that Californians have hit targets in water reduction for the seventh straight month. Governor Jerry Brown praised state efforts to reduce water use during the last three months of 2015. In... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
State cut water use 18.3 percent in DecemberCalifornia's water conservation habits are slipping as winter rains have begun
State cut water use 18.3 percent in December
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 10 days ago
California's water conservation habits are slipping as winter rains have begun to ease but not yet end the state's historic drought. The state's urban residents cut water use by 18.3 percent in December, compared to December 2013. That's down from... Read more
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The Daily Review
California drought: State cut water use 18.3 percent in DecemberCalifornia's water conservation habits are slipping as winter rains have begun
California drought: State cut water use 18.3 percent in December
The Daily Review / Posted 10 days ago
California's water conservation habits are slipping as winter rains have begun to ease but not yet end the state's historic drought. The state's urban residents cut water use by 18.3 percent in December, compared to December 2013. That's down from... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California water conservation slid to 18.3 percent in DecemberCalifornia’s water conservation effort slipped again in December, drought regul
California water conservation slid to 18.3 percent in December
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
California’s water conservation effort slipped again in December, drought regulators announced Tuesday, although they said the state remains on track to meet Gov. Jerry Brown’s mandate of 25 percent savings. Just hours before it was scheduled to... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California misses water conservation targetFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on the California drought (all times local):
California misses water conservation target
KTVN Reno / Posted 10 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on the California drought (all times local): 10 a.m. State officials say residents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December than the same period in 2013 and fell short of the 25 percent... Read more
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