Thursday Top of the Scroll: Californians finally climbed on water conservation wagon in May
California Governor Gavin Newsom has been urging Californians to conserve water after another dry winter. And according to preliminary data from California State Water Resources Board, Californians cut their water use in May by 5% from the previous May. Erik Ekdahl, deputy director of the water board’s Division of Water Rights, said a board meeting Tuesday that the snowpack in the Sierra Nevada Mountains is gone for the season and the area will not see significant precipitation any time soon.
- WaterWorld: Southern Calif. water providers begin emergency drought restrictions
- Press Enterprise: Outdoor watering limited to three days a week in Riverside
- KEYT – Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara City Council declares Stage Two Water Shortage Alert