Tag: drought

SF Declares Water Shortage Emergency

SAN FRANCISCO—On November 23, the Mayor of San Francisco and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) declared a water shortage emergency and approved...

Sonoma Well Owners Asked To Reduce Water Use

SAN FRANCISCO—The Valley of the Moon Water District has asked all well owners and users to reduce water use by 20% due to extreme...

Recent Rainfall Helps California Drought

SAN FRANCISCO—Recent storms in California have caused damage throughout the state and in San Francisco. The rainfall has been filling reservoirs all across the...

When It Rains It Pours

UNITED STATES—For those who do not remember ancient history, this wet stuff that fell from the sky recently is known as “rain." It used...

Ugliest Lawn In SF Begins Makeover

SAN FRANCISCO—In May, the yard at the corner of Moraga Street and 41st Avenue belonging to Wilson Ng, 32, and his wife Neva Nguyen,...

San Francisco Water Rights Cut

SAN FRANCISCO—On Friday,  June 26, the State Water Resources Control Board issued orders cutting San Francisco’s water rights at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. The order was...

San Francisco Ordered To Cut Back Water

SAN FRANCISCO—The State Water Resources Control Board has ordered San Francisco to cut back the portion of the river water it routinely takes from the...

Drought Improves Quality Of Beach Water

SAN FRANCISCO—It has been a record year of improvement for Bay Area beaches, according to the Beach Report Card Survey conducted by Heal the...

Know The Time To Conserve Water

UNITED STATES—In the wild, plants take water when it comes as rain. Native plants and plants that are from similar climates might be happy...

California Considers Recycling Sewage Water

CALIFORNIA—The severe drought affecting the state has prompted officials to consider recycling sewage water for tap water. This is a process that has been...
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