California Drought: Gov. Newsom Declares Expanded Drought Emergency, Calls For Statewide ConservationGovernor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday issued a proclamation extending the drought emergency statewide and further urging Californians to step up their efforts at water conservation in the face of historic conditions.
Drought Emergency: Bay Area Outpacing Most Of State In Water ConservationAs the first major storm of the season begins its approach to the Bay Area, the region continues to outperform much of the state in terms of water conservation.
Drought Emergency: San Jose Mayor Liccardo Proposes Outdoor Watering Limits To 2x/Week, Renews Calls To ConserveSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo renewed calls for residents to conserve water and proposed outdoor watering restrictions Wednesday as California's ongoing drought deepens.
Healdsburg Leading the Way In North Bay Water ConservationEveryone in California has been asked to conserve water, but no one is doing it better than one community in the North Bay.
California Drought: Water Use Up in Some South Bay Communities, Despite Calls to ConserveSouth Bay communities are consistently falling short of water conservation goals as officials consider imposing drought penalties including fines and higher rates.
Drought Emergency: More South Bay Residents Turn To Graywater Systems To Save Water And Their PlantsAs South Bay water officials ask everyone to cut back 15% because of the drought, more are turning to graywater to save water and their plants at the same time.
Drought Emergency: Santa Clara Valley Water District Customers Falling Short Of Conservation GoalsIn the nearly month and a half since the Santa Clara Valley Water District declared a drought emergency and urged everyone to start saving water, conservation efforts have been somewhat lackluster.
California Drought: Petaluma Lags in Meeting Water-Conservation GoalSonoma County residents have been cutting back on their water use for weeks to help with the drought, but one city seems to be struggling to keep up.
Santa Clara County Declares Drought Emergency; Water Conservation Urged in Unincorporated AreasSanta Clara County has declared a local emergency due to extreme drought conditions, and is urging residents and businesses in the county's unincorporated areas to immediately start conserveing water.
California Drought: EBMUD Officials Talk Water Wasters and How Residents Can SaveWill wasting water in 2021 become what going maskless in public was in 2020? Probably not. Which doesn't mean public displays won't bother some, especially those whose business is saving water.
San Jose Water Adopts Voluntary Conservation Measures, Limits Outdoor IrrigationSan Jose Water is asking residential and commercial customers to voluntarily reduce water use by 15% of their 2019 levels by August 31, or else face possible fines, and making SJW the latest entity to take action in the face of a worsening drought across the western US.
Drought: Transbay Pipeline, Desalination Plant Could Boost Marin's Dwindling Water SupplyCommunities across the state are desperately searching for ways to make their dwindling water supplies last. In Marin County, one water district is considering sources that they’ve looked to in the past.
Drought Emergency: Marin County Residents Falling Short Of Water Conservation GoalAs the Bay Area and California face a major drought, water conservation efforts are falling short so far, according to water officials in a North Bay county.
SFPUC Asks Irrigation Customers To Reduce Water Use By 10 Percent Amid Dry WeatherIn light of dry weather conditions throughout California, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission on Thursday called for irrigation customers and city departments to voluntarily reduce their water use by 10 percent.
Santa Clara County Residents Asked To Voluntarily Cut Water Use By 25 PercentThe Santa Clara Valley Water District voted to ask residents to voluntarily cut back water usage by 25 percent and passed incentives to motivate people to conserve water.