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Gold is the New Green campaign makes national news

Friday, July 18, 2014

Recently on NBC Nightly News, reporter Mike Taibbi takes us on a journey around the state, and even features our own campaign for water conservation, “Gold is the New Green.” Take a look at the well done piece that focuses on our region’s need to take this drought seriously. Visit NBC News for more.

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Drought shaming could be effective way to get neighbors to conserve water

By LiLi Tan, KSBY News

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Some California cities are finding creative ways to combat conservation apathy: asking residents to drought shame their neighbors and report them to utility companies if they see them wasting water...

Long Beach Water Commissioners Increase Turf Removal Rebate

By Maren Machles, Long Beach Post

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The drought is no laughing matter as the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners wants to give Long Beach residents and businesses money to help conserve...

Water school helps Santa Cruz customers flush fines: More than $122K in overuse fees suspended

By J.M. Brown, Contra Costa Times

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Three days after her husband died, Melinda Williams got a shocking bill in the mail.  Water use at the two-bedroom home she rents out near downtown Santa Cruz had surpassed the limit...

CA medical center achieves major water savings, exceeds state drought goal

The cutback also translated into an estimated $76,000 in annual cost savings for the medical center.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

U.S. Water, a provider of integrated water and process solutions, in partnership with St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif., has completed a water efficiency program at the facility, resulting in an estimated water savings of 3.6 million gallons per year...

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