Tag: water

Garden Festival considers drought solutions

The California Botanic Garden in Claremont hosted the “Waterwise Community Festival” Sunday to spread awareness about the issues of climate change and water conservation, and the particular challenges the state faces in light of a historic drought. 

Outdoor watering restrictions set to start June 1

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California declared a water shortage emergency on April 27, and issued a one-day-a-week outdoor watering restriction for parts of Los Angeles, Ventura and San Bernardino counties, which is home to about 6 million southern Californians effective June 1. 

ULV honors Indigenous people at virtual event

Faculty and students at the University of La Verne acknowledged the struggles of Native Americans at the hands of their oppressors throughout history and reflected on the water Angelenos use at the Indigenous People's Day event on Monday via Zoom.

U.S. infrasructure needs updating

Flint, Michigan, has struggled with obtaining clean water since the 1970s, and today,nearly two years since fecal coliform bacteria was found in the water sources, CNN reports that Flint residents still do not have clean water.

Symposium teaches about impact of drought

The La Verne Law Review held a symposium to educate law students and the community about the impact of the drought, the legislation that has happened because of it, water allocation and water endowments March 20 at the College of Law.

Water protection is critical

With groundwater sources across the state sinking by more than a foot a year and reports of wells going dry, the Groundwater Protection Act was finally approved, which is good news.

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