Posted Jul. 22, 2016, 11:05 am
The City of Santa Monica will maintain its current drought measures despite meeting its mandated local and state water conservation goal of 20 percent below 2013 usage levels, the City announced this week.
Posted Oct. 18, 2015, 7:21 am
As the state moves toward taxing marijuana growers for the first time, those same growers also are starting to face restrictions on water...
￼Surviving The Drought: How to Maintain Trees for Cleaner Air, Higher Property Value, Energy Reduction
Posted Oct. 4, 2015, 6:00 am
Santa Monica’s Recreation and Parks Commissioner Phil Brock says the city’s ability to maintain trees during the drought has provided numerous benefits to residents.
Posted Oct. 2, 2015, 6:00 am
In Santa Monica, residents cut their water use by 20.7 percent in August, ahead of the 16 percent target imposed by the state and roughly on par with its 20 percent target.
Posted Sep. 11, 2015, 8:44 pm
Water wasters, be warned. The City of Santa Monica is ready to impose fines and penalties for those who do not follow the rules when it comes to water conservation.
Posted Apr. 18, 2015, 9:12 am
There is both sense and nonsense in the $1 billion drought relief package announced by Gov. Jerry Brown in a parched Sierra Nevada Mountains meadow that usually is covered in deep snow on the date Brown walked through it.
Posted May. 31, 2014, 12:39 am
As expected, it’s now late spring and water rationing is upon California. Despite the heavy mid-February rains that briefly drenched Northern California and the respectable ensuing snowfall in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, drought remains.