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.
California water regulators have approved more restrictions on lawn watering and are adding new limits on water use by businesses as the drought persists.
Californians could see even tougher water restrictions after a key meeting gets underway Tuesday in Sacramento. Aside from limiting lawn watering to two days a week, there would be changes for the hotel and restaurant industry.
Of all the places to land a drone, one guy picked the lawn at the White House.
The city of Sunnyvale is looking into possibly restricting or banning use of leaf blowers because of numerous noise complaints and air pollution concerns.
Evil got the best of a thief who made off with an East Bay church’s artificial turf.
An East Bay homeowner is in a battle with her homeowners’ association over her drought-resistant yard after she was fined by the HOA for not having sod.
Even in the vehemently eco-friendly Bay Area, we still flush our toilets with drinking water. But, two cities in the East Bay are making sure the water getting flushed down the drain doesn’t go to waste.
Brown is the new green. At least, it is when it comes to lawns in Alameda. Water officials hope it’s a new trend that will catch on all over California.
Homeowners in Los Angeles are facing tough choices in keeping their lawns green during a devastating drought, pushing some far enough to spray paint them.