Faced with dwindling regional reserves and a fourth year of drought, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is expected to vote next week to ration imported water that it supplies to 26 water districts and cities, something the agency has done only twice before.
By Thomas Peele and Andie Waterman, San Jose Mercury News The expanse of verdant lawn ringing a large vacant construction site in Santa Clara, California, sets off Brian Johns. For Vickie Chang, it’s the city of Albany’s sprinklers that spray her when they go off each night along her street. And Dave Pearce is peeved […]
By Jessica Moulden, Stateline.org WASHINGTON — Overwhelmed by severe drought, the Oklahoma legislature passed a law this year to help communities make the most of their water resources by treating and reusing wastewater. As drought spread over 80 percent of the state, Oklahoma cities expressed interest in reusing water but lacked clear guidance from the […]