Posts

California Closes 33 Injection Wells Used to Dump Oilfield Waste into Aquifers

Hundreds more wells face closure in the next 16 months, while…

California Groundwater Law Tests State’s Capacity to Oversee A Vital Resource

/
A year after passage, California begins building a new regulatory…

Oakland’s Web of Waters Shapes New Economy, Civic Energy

/
A nationally significant program of storm water management daylights streams, renovates a centerpiece lake, restores an estuary, and empowers a West Coast city.

California Oil Industry's Wastewater Saga Adds New Twist

/
A lawsuit, an official's resignation, and failed legislative proposals marked the beginning of June.

Infographic: California Urban Water Conservation Standards

/
Cities must cut water use by 25 percent in 2015. On May 5,…

California Water Restrictions Still Target Lawns

/
Few substantial changes to the latest version of conservation regulations.

California Water Restrictions Generate Flood of Resistance

/
Cities object to mandatory limits on water use.

California Drought Puts Old Features in New Perspective

/
Water for swimming pools, golf courses, car washes at front lines of fresh scrutiny.

California Regulators Hint at Forthcoming Urban Water Restrictions

/
The biggest water users will be required to conserve more than the thrifty.

California’s Voluntary Water Conservation Plan Is Not Close to Working

/
Deeper drought, warmer temperatures lead to more water use in…

California Orders First Mandatory Water Restrictions

/
Abysmal snowpack ‘obliterates’ record; cities told to conserve 25 percent.

California Lawmakers Pass $US 7.5B Water Bond

/
The spending measure now goes to the voters in November.