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Droughts and Heat Waves

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  • Legislators OK $1-billion relief measure for future droughts

    Legislators OK $1-billion relief measure for future droughts
    State lawmakers Thursday sent Gov. Jerry Brown a $1-billion plan that would restock food pantries in parched Central Valley communities and rush bottled water to Californians whose taps are nearly dry.
  • Poll: Your neighbors probably think you're a water waster

    Poll: Your neighbors probably think you're a water waster
    Last summer, #droughtshaming was born as Californians took to social media to out their neighbors’ water-wasting ways. A poll released this week suggests that as California enters a fourth year of drought, blaming the neighbors is no longer just a...

    $1 billion water spending plan heads to California governor

    A plan to pump $1 billion of water spending into drought-stricken California cleared the Legislature on Thursday and was sent to Gov. Jerry Brown, who is expected to sign the legislation. The California Assembly voted unanimously, 74-0, on AB91 a day...

    Students dip their toes into water conservation

    Students dip their toes into water conservation
    Thousands of elementary school students from Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach and elsewhere streamed onto the UC Irvine campus Wednesday to get a hands-on education in water conservation. They were there for the Children's Water Education...

    Senate approves water legislation to address drought, flooding

    Senate approves water legislation to address drought, flooding
    The state Senate approved on Wednesday a $1-billion spending plan that is billed as an emergency response to the state's drought, which has entered its fourth year with no sign of stopping.  The legislation now goes to the Assembly, which is scheduled...