Water regulatory agencies in San Francisco and the East Bay have decided at their meetings to impose mandatory restrictions for water use.
Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.
California’s drought has created a booming new market for high tech water saving gadgets. Not surprisingly, insurance companies are starting to give policy holders discounts when they install water leak detection systems.
The transit agency says its washing the exteriors of its trains less frequently in an effort to save water.
For the past couple of days, KPIX 5 has been checking up on the sprinklers at the District’s headquarters in South San Jose and found a shocking surprise.
With California in desperate need for a wet winter to relieve the state’s drought, scientists with the National Weather Service said that the chance of an El Nino to develop later this year is less likely.
Palo Alto officials are targeting water-wasting activities like washing down sidewalks and irrigating to the point of saturation. City council approved the new series of restrictions late Monday night.
Marin County Water District Pits Neighbors Against Each Other To See Who Uses Less Water During Drought
Water wasters have faced warnings, fines, and even restrictions during California’s drought emergency. But, some residents in Marin County are going even further, competing against each other to see who uses the least water.
The current drought is covering all of California in extreme ways. It’s the third driest year in 106 years of record keeping according to Jay Lund of the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, our guest for this week’s In Depth.
Bay Area water agencies are getting tough on water-wasters. The Dublin-San Ramon Services District is slapping big fines on repeat offenders.