The California water board has proposed the first-of-its-kind, $1.5 million fine for water-taking during the drought.
Strict neighborhood rules requiring green lawns are being challenged as California’s drought prompts homeowners to embrace alternate landscaping.
A Southern California water district voted Wednesday night to accept TomSelleck’s offer of more than $21,000 to settle a lawsuit accusing the “Magnum, P.I.” and “Blue Bloods” star of taking water he wasn’t entitled to for his 60-acre ranch.
California has issued its first cease and desist order telling an irrigation district to stop pumping water under this year’s tightened drought regulations.
California officials are ordering an end to traditional grassy lawns for new homes and businesses as they continue targeting ornamental landscapes as a waste of water.
California state beaches and parks are turning off the taps starting Wednesday.
Construction sites use water to control dust, but then Terry Devore of Newark saw where the water was coming from.
A judge ruled Friday that California regulators violated some farmers’ rights by telling them to stop diverting from rivers and streams, but the state says it can still punish those who illegally take water during the drought.
The outdoor showers at beaches across drought-stricken California will be shut off to save water, so surfers and sunbathers will have to get creative this summer when it comes time to shake off the sand.
In California, inland fisheries managers are considering emergency closures on several rivers so that fish weakened by the warm water do not die, even if they are released by anglers.