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Emergency Regulation on Outdoor Watering
The State approved an emergency regulation to ensure water agencies, their customers and state residents increase water conservation in urban settings or face possible fines or other enforcement.
All Californians will need to stop: washing down driveways and sidewalks; watering of outdoor landscapes that cause excess runoff; using a hose to wash a motor vehicle, unless the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle, and using potable water in a fountain or decorative water feature, unless the water is recirculated…READ MORE
Coastal Cleanup Day Facts
Think about this to get you pumped for Coastal Cleanup Day on Sept. 20!
2013 trash data from Ocean Conservancy, coordinator of the worldwide coastal cleanup effort, revealed:
• The total global trash weight was equivalent to the weight of 823 male African elephants
• The total global trash volume could fill the U.S. Capital Rotunda 2.5 times
• Of the total, volunteers picked up 555,000 straws and stirrers on Coastal Cleanup Day 2013!
EASY TIP to cut the trash count: While eating out, please refrain from using a straw.