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Almost any garden style can work, from Japanese to a modified English cottage garden. You can have a beautiful garden that increases the value of your home and saves you money on water, and helps all of us in California.
With more water regulations on the horizon, Californians have to learn to live with less water and start figuring out ways to conserve now.
While all water conservation is good, not all water conservation is equal. If you make a few smarter choices, you really shouldn't feel guilty about the things listed below -- provided you don't over-indulge.
California has antiquated composting toilet regulations that need to be modified to address the current 20+ year catastrophic drought that we are facing.
The World Economic Forum is meeting this month in Davos, Switzerland. In advance of the meeting, a survey was conducted among some 900 leaders in business, politics, and civic life that concluded that the most important global risk faced today is the world water crisis.
California's government is cracking down on water consumption both for individuals and farms. Of course, hydration is essential for plant growth and livestock, so now the question is: How will California's drought affect eaters and cooks across the country?
Rather than reflect on icons we lost, this waterman would like to tip his lucky fishing cap to the bodies of water we've lost -- or are in danger of losing -- here in California as the drought was clearly the dominant story of 2014.
I fear that the dubious claims by this latest report simply complicate prospects for having the very important and necessary conversation about what measures California will need to take to deal with what is likely to be a steadily worsening water crisis. That is no small matter.
Americans are frustrated with the powers that be but that doesn't mean they should ignore local issues directly affecting them. In Santa Cruz citizens are proposing solutions to the water crisis with the help of crowdsourcing startup Civinomics. How? With an app of course.
I live in California, where we're now entering our fourth consecutive year of a drought so severe you can see it from space. But every morning when I ...
The punishing California drought has become part of our national consciousness, with the bad news seeming to grow worse each week. Last year was the...
L.A. is water. Our story begins on the banks of the L.A. River -- and it was man-made rivers we built that provided the lifeblood that allowed our city to grow from its original pueblo into the global metropolis we are today. Now, amidst a record drought, water is becoming increasingly scarce -- and increasingly precious.
The goal of the 4Liters Challenge is to "give participants and their social communities new insight into the value of water and the hardships of life without it," by asking people to survive on 4 liters of water for an entire day.
We have seen everything from historic droughts and extreme wildfires ravaging communities in California, to vanishing wildlife habitat in Alaska, to toxic algae blooming out of control and contaminating drinking water supplies in America's heartland. How much more do we need to know about the devastating effects of climate change before Congress takes action?
With just under three weeks left till the November 4th election, Jerry Brown is driving toward a big win in his quest for a record fourth term as governor of California.