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.
People have begun using the #droughtshaming to tweet about neighbors using too much water. Private citizens, businesses and government agencies have all been targeted by the tweets.
Funding for Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to build two massive tunnels through the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to help transport water to Southern California may come from increased property taxes assessed on homeowners without a public vote.
The bill signed by Governor Jerry Brown this week prohibits homeowner associations from penalizing residents who fail to water their lawns during the drought.
In a unanimous vote, the Santa Clara Valley Water District approved hiring up to 10 people to respond to complaints about people wasting water in the county.
Residents of the Springhouse apartment complex in Pleasanton were excited Tuesday after water service restored after a five day absence.
Two male suspects were arrested and 180 marijuana plants were removed last Tuesday from private property following the discovery of a marijuana cultivation site in a Santa Cruz county waterway.
Residents of an apartment complex in Pleasanton have been living in misery. For the past four days, they have lived without running water.
After a water main broke late last week, the faucets, toilets and showers at the Springhouse Apartments have been dry.
Lawns all over the Bay Area and across California are turning brown during the state’s record drought. A South Bay athletic club has found a way to keep their grass looking lush, without any water at all.
Water wasters in Concord are being ratted out by neighbors in the midst of California’s severe drought.