Conservation Program Manager Shawn Novack writes about drought tolerant plants and water efficiency.
With precipitation at 55% of normal this rainy season, the community should prepare for this year to be dry.
May is Water Awareness Month since it starts our local irrigation season. Fifty percent of residential water use is dedicated to landscapes.
Many Water Projects are slated for California, but Water Conservation Needs to be a Way of Life
Better quality water produces high quality wastewater for recycled water effort; adds to local water supply
April 21 water forum to feature national, state, regional and local experts to inform farmers, businesses, leaders, staff and community on the state of local water
Water supply is a key factor in the the county's future. Community involvement will help ensure that San Benito County residents will continue to have a safe and sufficient water supply
Since early settlement and food production in San Benito County, efforts have been made to achieve a balanced and sustainable groundwater basin
Water Conservation Manager Shawn Novack said the county is above the rainfall pace for an average year, but local groundwater basins may need years to recharge
Latest installment of interview show features the managers of local water supplies discussing the drought and progress of the Hollister Water Project
Although projected local water supplies are healthy enough to meet water demand over the next three years, the local agencies feel compelled to maintain water conservation targets
Local water officials meet and decide to suggest a 15 percent reduction in residential water usage compared to 2013
The drought is NOT over
San Benito County Water Information Forum outlines present water situation and future plans
State Department of Water Resources offering $24 million in rebates to replace lawns. Local company reports business is brisk.