Connect with us

Ramping Up Water Conservation Efforts in California


Ramping Up Water Conservation Efforts in California

Concerns over drought prompt reduction in unnecessary water consumption on the west coast.

With the upcoming summer season expected to bring intense heat, the importance of water conservation is heightened, particularly for states in the west. California, specifically, has issued warnings about the potential onset of severe drought conditions this summer if water usage is not curtailed beforehand. To steer the figures in a favorable direction, authorities have initiated measures to stop certain types of nonessential water consumption.

var pref_connatix_event_title_prefix = ‘ConnatixLarge’;var prefMainPlayer=pref_connatix_event_title_prefix;var pref_connatix_catapultx_id = ‘tdw-main-player’;

!function(n){if(!window.cnxps){window.cnxps={},window.cnxps.cmd=[];var t=n.createElement(‘iframe’);t.display=’none’,t.onload=function(){var n=t.contentWindow.document,c=n.createElement(‘script’);c.src=””,c.setAttribute(‘async’,’1′),c.setAttribute(‘type’,’text/javascript’),n.body.appendChild(c)},n.head.appendChild(t)}}(document);

cnxps.cmd.push(function () {
playerId: getUrsCtxStoryPlayer() ,”customParam1″:getUrsPI(),”customParam2″:getUrsSTI(),”customParam3″:”ConnatixMain”,settings: {queryJsTargeting:{apsTargetingKey:getUrsTI().split(‘_’).slice(0,1).join(‘_’).toLowerCase()},advertising: {macros: {“CustomMacro1″:getUrsPI(),”CustomMacro2″:getUrsSTI(),”CustomMacro3″:”ConnatixMain”}}}

On a recent occasion, the California Water Resources Control Board approved a decree prohibiting the watering of nonessential grassy areas across the state. This directive encompasses grassy zones around educational institutions, workplaces, and selected residential communities. This move coincided with another decision to restrict the frequency of lawn watering by Californians.

Joaquin Esquivel, the chairperson of the California Water Board, emphasized, “Given the gravity of this drought, it is imperative for all residents of California to conserve water through any means possible.”

He added, “The governor’s message yesterday underscored the urgency of the situation.”

In March, Governor Gavin Newsom of California cautioned about the looming severe drought due to a lack of voluntary water-saving activities among the residents. As appeals for voluntary conservation have proven inadequate, Newsom recently warned that the state might have to enforce obligatory water consumption restrictions if the situation worsens.

More in News



To Top