Tag: Save Our Water

It’s Remodeling Season: What You Need to Know Going In

Warm weather makes newly painted walls dry faster, projects less likely to be rain-delayed and spawns desire for that outdoor kitchen. But before you put big bucks towards a better abode, the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) reminds you to do your due diligence before hiring any contractor to perform work in or on your…

Warriors ‘Splash Brothers’ Show Support for State’s Save Our Water Program

Making it rain on the court is one thing, but making it rain enough in California is another, says NBA MVP Stephen Curry and All-Star guard Klay Thompson of the NBA champion Warriors in a recent Save Our Water public service announcement (PSA). The “Splash Brothers” urge Californians to conserve water, despite recent rain, during…

Save Our Water, Save Our Trees!

The Department of Water Resources’ Save Our Water program is warning California residents not to neglect trees during this period of historic drought. While cutting back on water use is critical, trees in irrigated landscapes become dependent on regular watering. When watering is reduced, and especially when it’s stopped completely, trees can die. Tree loss…

Going for Gold: Statewide Golden Lawn Contest

Letting your lawn go gold not only helps conserve water during our historic drought—you may have a chance to win a substantial credit toward your water bill if you enter the Golden Lawn Contest sponsored by Golden State Water Company and California’s Statewide conservation education program, Save Our Water. “The majority of California’s residential water use…

Water Conservation Never Out of Season

California’s Water Year 2014 as defined by the Department of Water Resources (Oct. 1–Sept. 30) was the third-driest on record in the past 119 years. The 2013 calendar year was the driest ever, and that followed two years of below-average precipitation. It has been taxing on State reservoirs and groundwater supplies. Even as a significant…