Water Use

Recycled Water Fill Station Opens In Sonoma As County Looks To Deal With DroughtAs California’s drought continues to shrink water supplies, a Sonoma County utility is looking to recycled water as a new source.
California Cities Slash Water Use Above Gov. Brown's Mandated CutbacksCalifornia cities cut water use by a combined 31 percent in July, exceeding the governor's statewide mandate to conserve, officials said Thursday.
Millions Of Apartment Renters In California Could Be Forced To Pay For Water During State's Historic DroughtMillions of apartment dwellers in California have been given a free ride when it comes to water, but now that water supplies are running low, those renters could have an added new expense.
East Bay Water Utility Votes To Impose 20-Percent Mandatory Reduction In Use As 'Stage 4 Critical Drought' DeclaredThe East Bay Municipal Utility District board of directors voted Tuesday to declare a stage four critical drought and impose a districtwide 20 percent mandatory reduction in water use.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Passes New Regulations For Outdoor Urban Water UseCustomers will pay a 100 percent surcharge for water use over 90 percent of last year’s usage.
Santa Clara County Supervisor Urges 25 Percent Reduction In Water Use By Local Governments Supervisor Dave Cortese said local government departments are not doing enough to restrict water use during the drought.
Santa Cruz Sets Up Water Conservation Classes To Let Residents Avoid PenaltiesSanta Cruz has set up something of a traffic school to help water wasters avoid penalties from the state during the severe drought.
Innovative Tap Water Program Welcomed At SF Elementary School San Francisco's tap water pilot project marked another milestone at one of the city's elementary schools Wednesday morning with the installation of new state of the art refillable water stations.
Report Paints Bleak Picture Of Sacramento-San Joaquin DeltaMore than 25 million Californians get their water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the aging system is getting a lot of attention right now from an independent state agency.
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