Articles Tagged With ‘Water Conservation’




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California to relax water conservation rules

Local agencies in California may soon be allowed to relax or even eliminate water conservation mandates imposed on them by the state. However, Gov. Jerry Brown is also ordering that some water conservation rules become permanent statewide. [LA Times] Last... (Continue reading)

AG offers water school in place of fines

In the spirit of traffic school, Arroyo Grande gave its first water school class that allows residents to waive a $50 water waster fine. [Tribune] In May, the Arroyo Grande City Council agreed to fine customers who fail to meet... (Continue reading)

SLO County cities meeting water use mandates

Six of the seven cities in San Luis Obispo County are meeting their water conservation targets set by California regulators, according to data released by the State Water Resources Control Board. One city, Grover Beach, did not submit its water... (Continue reading)

SLO County needs equitable distribution of water

Opinion by SLO County Supervisor Debbie Arnold Editors Note: The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday to approve a County Water Conservation Program with supervisors Debbie Arnold and Lynn  Compton voting no. On Tuesday, the San... (Continue reading)

Proposed Paso Robles water district tax unjust

OPINION By SUE HARVEY Open Letter to San Luis Obispo County LAFCO Commissioners: San Luis Obispo County Supervisors approved a funding plan for their proposed Paso Robles Groundwater District that unfairly taxes and penalizes rural residential users, vacant parcels, and... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach urinals to undergo a transformation

All urinals in Pismo Beach must be of the flushless variety in time for next Valentine’s Day, a city council vote indicates. [Tribune] On Tuesday night, the Pismo Beach City Council unanimously voted to ban traditional urinals. All urinals in... (Continue reading)

Cuesta College closes small pool because of leaks

Cuesta College announced Wednesday it is closing its small 60,000 gallon pool to make emergency safety repairs to the pool lining. The small pool will be closed indefinitely, Cuesta College officials said in a press release. The unplanned repairs have... (Continue reading)

Water and sewer sale in San Luis Obispo

OPINION By RICHARD SCHMIDT You haven’t heard about it, though, because the city wants you to believe they’re doing the opposite, encouraging you to conserve water with appropriate “conservation pricing.” Like much at our city hall, that’s smoke and mirrors.... (Continue reading)

Los Osos officials fail to comprehend water conservation

OPINION BY TOM SALMON The Tribune reports that the Los Osos Community Services District (LOCSD) has implemented a 50 gallon per day per person water restriction and no potable water can be used for irrigation outside. The LOCSD fails to... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles stench coming from Firestone Brewery

A foul smell in southern Paso Robles is coming from Firestone Walker Brewery’s newly installed wastewater pools. The recently installed wastewater ponds were not working properly. [Paso Robles Daily News] Firestone is working with an engineer and a wastewater consultant,... (Continue reading)



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