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2017: This is the Year of Smart Water Trends

This past year brought us a LOT of things to be concerned with and plenty to celebrate, too. Drinking water seemed to be a topic in California and around the world more than ever before. From the effects of the drought, to water contamination in the US and beyond. We heard more about the quality […]

California and Southwest blanketed by drought

Residents in the Southwest know what it is like to live under drought conditions – and it is not easy. When you live through a drought, you deal with severe water restrictions, diminishing water supply, uncertainty and fear, and poor water quality in some cases as well as questionable alternatives which have you questioning the […]

Our Impact on Drinking Water Resources

This week is National Drinking Water Week, but what does that mean exactly? The short answer is that it is an opportunity for communities around the country to recognize the vital role water plays in our daily lives and to ensure everyone has clean, safe drinking water.  In honor of this event, we thought we […]

Livestock Farms Partially Responsible for Drinking Water Contamination

California officials identify agriculture, including cows, as a major source of nitrate pollution in more than 100,000 square miles of polluted groundwater. Giant livestock farms and the pollution from animal waste and fertilizers that run off into groundwater sources seriously threatens humans through drinking water or well water contamination. And, as residents in rural California […]

Groundwater Awareness Week 2013

Many homeowners take their drinking water for granted and are not as aware as they could be of the source of their drinking water. National Groundwater Awareness Week is from March 10-16 and is the perfect time for you to get involved. Groundwater is the main source of drinking water and is essential to the […]

Resolve to Conserve Water in 2013

As you approach the New Year, what will your resolution be? To lose weight? To get in shape? To pay off bills? Why not try something original – and something that will really make a difference beyond your own home and family? We’d like to challenge you to make a commitment to protect our most […]

Take the Challenge for Water Conservation!

Conservation – it is not just for states in the southwest with dry climates anymore. The National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation is a friendly, community-based competition between cities across the nation to see who can be the most “water wise” during April. With support from EPA, Toyota, U.S. Forest Service, NOAA, and a number […]

Water Conservation, everyone gets in on it

Every year we hear more and more about global warming and the effects it is having on our weather, drought conditions, and snow pack buildup in the mountain areas. This year many areas are seeing the La Nina weather pattern which is leaving much less snow behind and making experts concerned about the amount of […]

A once grim outlook on California water supply slowly looking more positive

A recent press release from the San Diego County Water Authority shows that a once very grim future for the water resources in California are now looking better thanks to a combination of Mother Nature and the responsible use of water from residents. From following water restrictions to the use of advanced water technology drinking […]

Have You Considered Your Business’s Water Bill?

In this day and age we are used to the convenience of running water that is readily available every time we turn on the tap or flush the toilet. Perhaps we are so used to it that we are now taking it for granted and taking advantage of it. It’s easy to do; we often […]