The following list of names and addresses is published as a service for those who wish to write to the elected officials who represent them in Washington and Sacramento offices. Current as of 4/14/15Read More
Leaders of an association of Coachella Valley golf courses on Sunday reiterated a pledge to reduce their water footprint and said they intend to meet new state drought measures even though they don’t appear to directly fall under Gov. Jerry Brown’s order for a 25-percent cut in statewide water use.Read More
BIG list of energy efficient/solar power rebates, grants, and programs for Southern California.
We know a fair amount about the drought that has now afflicted California for about three years: It has been the driest period since record-keeping began in the 19th Century. If their wells are deep enough, farmers can still pretty much pump all the groundwater they like, while homeowners can be fined up to $500 for watering down a walkway. Water use actually rose after Gov. Jerry Brown asked for a voluntary 20 percent cutback.Read More
Nobel Laureate physicist Richard Feynman put it best: “Priority 1 is not to fool yourself, and you’re the easiest person to fool.”Read More
Recent announcements expedite the need for a well written drought emergency planRead More
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A technology for extracting drinkable water from manure is on its way to commercial application this year, Michigan State University said Thursday.Read More
The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America categorizes California golf facilities into three agronomic regions: Pacific, Upper West/Mountain and Southwest (encompassing Southern California). With Southern California having the largest share of the state’s population and a small percentage of its rainfall, the golf industries responsible use of water is crucial for the economic vitality and future growth of the game.Read More