~ this is good information as you may or may not know, but The Colorado River supplies CA with water as well as Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming as well as Mexico ~ Things to know: The plan to save the ailing Colorado River © The Associated Press FILE - In this May … Continue reading Plans for The Colorado River
RIVERSIDE: Toro participates in water conservation challenge A nonprofit organization is reaching out to individuals and cities to cut water and energy usage A national water conservation contest in which cities compete to get pledges from residents to save water is at the mid-way point. The Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation is supported … Continue reading RIVERSIDE: Toro participates in water conservation challenge
Column No, California's drought isn't over. Here's why easing the drought rules would be a big mistake Folsom Lake, Calif. Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times After months of El Niño rainfall, Folsom Lake became so full that excess water was being released over Folsom Dam, above. But reservoirs in Central and Southern … Continue reading California’s Drought Update
From PE.com 9/22/15 RIVERSIDE: More turf rebates offered City puts another $1.5 million into popular program that has already doled out $5 million. Riverside is offering more money to homeowners who want to replace their grass with something that uses less water. The city has already given about $5 million to business and residential water … Continue reading Turf Rebates
From First Tuesday Homebuyers, sellers and builders see Green in lawn-free houses August 26, 2015 Drought has brought California’s envied water distribution system to its knees, but not for lack of ingenuity in grandeur and effectiveness. It is the crisis of the drought that has made conservation and rigidly controlled water distribution the new normal … Continue reading See Green lawn-free houses
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Drought face-lift: California paints lawns green From AFP.com 5/18/15 Escondido (United States) (AFP) - The heat is stifling, the soil dry as a bone, and a new law in drought-stricken California restricts sprinklers. But far from saying farewell to their beloved lawn, some Californians are coping with the drought by... painting it green. With … Continue reading Drought Face Lift?
DROUGHT: Cash-for-turf programs bring change and challenge - Press Enterprise. Good read. What do you think of the City of Riverside's actions towards what the Governor placed restirctions?