California Imposes Mandatory Water Restrictions

Matt Wagner News

PHILLIPS, Calif. — Published in an article by the NY Times, California Governor Jerry Brown ordered mandatory water use restrictions for the first time in the state’s history, saying California’s four-year drought conditions have reached near crisis proportions after a winter of record-low snowfall. In an executive order, Gov. Brown directed the State Water Resources Control Board to impose a …

Staying green in California

Matt Wagner In the News, News

By: Christine Park – KSFN News California Governor Jerry Brown has called upon Californian’s to voluntarily reduce their water use by 20%. During the worst drought in recorded history some California home owners and businesses have stopped watering their lawns or taken them out all together. How are they managing to keep their yards green? It’s out with the old …

California drought emergency

California Declares Drought Emergency

Matt Wagner In the News, News

Calendar year 2013 closed as the driest year in recorded history for many areas of California, and current conditions suggest no change in sight for 2014. Gov. Jerry Brown met with experts across Southern California on Thursday to discuss the state’s severe drought conditions. With the state’s water supply dwindling, agencies across California are coming together to look for solutions. …