SBC Water District rain gauge. Photo by Andrew Pearson.

Environment / Nature

Rainfall declining in San Benito County

Water district officials discuss possible return to drought conditions.

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Environment / Nature

New water efficiency standards being developed in California

Two laws highlight water efficiency and conservation and are meant to outline certain roles and actions to be carried out by the California Department of Water Resources, the State Water Resource Control Board and water suppliers.

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Agriculture

Watch clips from Water Conservation Video Contest winners

Three San Benito High School students create videos to inspire others to save water.

Early pamphlet about San Benito County water.

Agriculture

The future of water in San Benito County

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

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Business / Economy

Water’s important role in the county’s history

Since early settlement and food production in San Benito County, efforts have been made to achieve a balanced and sustainable groundwater basin

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Small water-saving actions lead to big rewards

Drought Water Assistance Program will help pay current, past due or disconnected water utility bills

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Government / Politics

State issues updated water conservation map

State drought mandatory reduction proposals updated ahead of local city council consideration of water use restrictions