Latest Outdoor water-use restriction Stories

2014-04-18 23:06:13

Tampa Bay Water has kicked off its Water Smarter public awareness campaign in April.

2014-02-10 23:22:03

Water Rationing Could Force Residents in the Southwest to Seek Drought Proof Options for Lawns and Landscapes Dalton, GA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 California

2013-04-04 23:02:26

On Monday April 22, 2013 the world will celebrate Earth Day and Mr.

2009-05-05 10:00:00

May 3 - 9, 2009 Event Promotes Understanding of Our Water Systems and Natural Resources PACIFIC GROVE, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- California American Water encourages residents of the Monterey Peninsula to recognize "National Drinking Water Week" May 3 - 9.

2009-03-18 15:42:00

Picture Remains Grim Due to Cumulative Impacts of Drought & Regulatory Restrictions SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Water Contractors welcomed the California Department of Water Resources' announcement that State Water Project (SWP) delivery projections have increased from 15 percent to 20 percent, but the organization says that the overall picture remains unchanged.

2008-10-31 18:00:21

As most Southlanders welcomed the season's first rainfall and prepared for the annual ritual of turning back their clocks with the end of daylight savings this weekend, officials with the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California pressed consumers to roll back their outdoor watering practices, as well.

2008-10-03 12:00:12

By Matt Garfield / mgarfield@heraldonline.com A bailout plan of sorts for the fall planting season won approval Tuesday, clearing the way for homeowners in Rock Hill and much of York County to water their yards twice a week through November. The change takes effect immediately within city limits.

Latest Outdoor water-use restriction Reference Libraries

2009-07-04 14:32:56

Xeriscaping and Xerogardening refers to landscaping and gardening in ways that help reduce or even eliminate the need for irrigation. This practice is promoted in areas that do not have easily accessible fresh water supply. As climate patterns shift, more and more regions are using this method. The term "˜xeri' or "˜xero' comes from the Greek "˜xeros' which means "dry". Plants that require the appropriate amount of irrigation in reference to the local climate are emphasized, and care...

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