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.
San Jose is forcing its residents to cut back on water use during the drought, so one couple found a patriotic solution to their ugly brown lawn by painting an American flag on it.
The backyard swimming pool is becoming the latest victim of the lingering California drought.
The new state-mandated water conservation rules are now in effect as of June 1st, but East Bay Municipal Utilities District is among the agencies in the Bay Area that have already implemented water-saving strategies.
The Dublin-San Ramon Water District has become a local watering hole of sorts. When Teralyn Fredericks heard they offered free water, she and her neighbors became frequent fillers
A Pleasant Hill resident is the first on his block to have a golf-course green lawn thanks to spray paint, but don’t worry, it’s eco-friendly.
As more and more California residents are looking for ways to limit their water consumption during the drought, a group of experts say a pool could actually save water in the long run.
California’s drought is driving more and more homeowners to give up their lush, green, water-guzzling lawns. Now, landscape companies are offering to rip them out for free, and water districts across the state are giving rebates as incentive.
San Francisco is on the hunt for the city’s ugliest lawn, and the winner will get a drought-friendly makeover.
You’ve heard the bad news about California’s drought before. Gov. Jerry Brown created a drought emergency task force – in March of 1977 during Brown’s first stint as governor.