Tag Archives: drought

What’s the Big Deal: L.A. County Supervisor’s Car Wash Schedule

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Are we really concerned about how often the L.A. County Board of Supervisors wash the county’s pool of vehicles?  2 Urban Girls has received no less than a dozen google alerts detailing the frequency our board elected’s wash their county owned vehicles.  Is this overkill?  They are actually doing what a local water provider wants […]

The Growing Global Water Footprint

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The average American lifestyle requires about 2,000 gallons of water every day. Fresh water consumption has doubled since World War II and is expected to rise 25% by 2030. All of this water use takes a toll on the planet and can create water scarcity which effects up to 2.8 billion people around the world at […]

Metropolitan Water District expands drought relief incentives to homeowners and commercial businesses

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In response to California Governor Jerry Brown’s request to ration water, during this historic drought, turf installation is being introduced as a viable alternative to residents and commercial businesses.  Elected officials in Orange County, along with actor Edward James Olmos, presented the benefits of converting natural grass to turf, at an April press conference. Olmos […]

What I tell you

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The Federal governments U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced TODAY it is taking drought measures based on the back to back driest years near the Colorado River.  It continues to not receive enough  water, based on the snow packs melting of the Colorado Rockies, so possible solutions included Arizona and Nevada have a 50/50 chance of having their water supply severly reduced by […]

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