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Resources Secretary Briefs Business Leaders on Drought; Urges Conservation Efforts

In a virtual meeting with California’s top business leaders last week, California Natural Resources Agency Secretary Wade Crowfoot discussed critical aspects of the state’s...

California Approaches Driest Year Yet; Help Conserve Water with These Steps

California is on the cusp of the worst drought in its history. Today, more than 95% of the state is in “severe drought,” and...

Continued Drought Leads to Delivery Cuts, More Funds for Drought Response

As California enters another year of drought conditions, water shortages will again take their toll on California residents and businesses. Recent estimates put the direct...

End of Drought Emergency Gives Way to Conservation as ‘Way of Life’

Prohibitions on wasteful water practices will remain in force following the Governor’s ending the drought state of emergency he declared in January 2014. The drought...

Majority of Water Suppliers Project Adequate Supplies for Dry Years

A majority of urban water suppliers in California are projecting they will have enough potable water to handle three additional years of drought, according...

State’s Long-Term Water Outlook Still Cloudy After Dry February

State water officials continue to encourage Californians to keep conserving as a warm and dry February left the statewide snowpack below the average for...

State Water Board Targets Outdoor Uses with Emergency Rule Ordering 25% Cut

The State Water Resources Control Board this week adopted an emergency regulation requiring a 25% reduction of potable water use in urban areas statewide. Water...

CalChamber Urges Water Board to Consider Previous Conservation Efforts by Business

The California Chamber of Commerce has asked the State Water Resources Control Board to clarify some elements of its framework for the drought emergency...