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2014 Excellence Awards

Monday, October 20, 2014
Each year the Council proudly honors two deserving individuals for their outstanding efforts in the water conservation and water use efficiency industry. This is the time of year that we recognize the many accomplishments made by the progressive and strong leaders within California. Read more...

Bruce Maiman: Officials preach conservation but guzzle water

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Government bigwigs are once again doing what they do best - bending their own rules. Shocking, right?

The Center for Investigative Reporting analyzed water bills from 2012 and 2013 for roughly 150 local officials and found that nearly half of them used more water than the average household. Nearly 60 percent used more water in 2013 than in 2012, even as drought conditions worsened.

Read the full story here: http://www.sacbee.com/2014/10/13/6780390/viewpoints-officials-preach-conservation.html

Inland Empire water agencies organize to save water

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

As California continues to endure its latest drought, Inland Empire water agencies are planning 20 seminars and sales events that will help residents save water by transitioning their yards to water saving garden friendly landscapes.

Read the full story here: http://www.sbsun.com/environment-and-nature/20141013/inland-empire-water-agencies-organize-to-save-water


City of Tracy Surprised by Residents' Serious Water Conservation

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

According to data collected by the city, water use was a whopping 41 percent less in August of 2014 than in the same month in 2013. That is the latest month that figures are available.

Read the full story here: http://fox40.com/2014/10/13/city-of-tracy-surprised-by-residents-serious-water-conservation/


Water board to allow collection of rainfall

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

As the 2015 water year begins, the State Water Resources Control Board announced in a press release that curtailed water right holders in the Sacramento, San Joaquin, Russian and Eel river watersheds will be able to take advantage of significant early precipitation events on a limited basis.

Read the full story here: http://www.redwoodtimes.com/news/ci_26718726/water-board-allow-collection-rainfall

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