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5 water-saving New Year’s resolutions

5 water-saving New Year’s resolutions

StatePoint

January 6, 2019


Filed under MERCHANTS' SQUARE

It’s that time of year to start setting New Year’s resolutions: work out more; get a new job; save money. While these are admirable goals, have you considered how your resolutions might make a bigger impact? Protecting our water is one of the biggest challenges facing the planet, but many of us...

ENCINITAS: Learn California-friendly landscaping March 5

ENCINITAS: Learn California-friendly landscaping March 5

February 27, 2016


Filed under CURRENT EVENTS, Encinitas, Olivenhain

ENCINITAS — The Olivenhain Municipal Water District hosts California-Friendly Landscape Training workshop on March 5 from 9 a.m. to noon. A certified trainer from the Green Garden Group will guide residents through a three-hour workshop covering a holistic approach to landscape design and maintenance...

Water agencies enact stringent restrictions in drought’s grip

Water agencies enact stringent restrictions in drought’s grip

Alex Groves

June 11, 2015


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, COASTLINE, Encinitas, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach

As California endures another year of difficult drought, Gov. Jerry Brown has put mandatory water restrictions in place and has been asking local governments and boards to pick up the slack in order to meet water conservation goals. Brown signed an executive order April 1 requiring the state’s...

Encinitas school district wins $688,000 water awareness grant

North Coast Current

June 11, 2015


Filed under Encinitas, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

The Encinitas Union School District received a $688,000 grant for the Drought Response Outreach Program for Schools, aimed at reducing storm water runoff and encouraging conservation efforts, the district announced June 9. All projects under the grant, also known as DROPS, must have an education/outreach...

Carlsbad OKs $7.3 million recycled-water expansion project

Carlsbad OKs $7.3 million recycled-water expansion project

North Coast Current

June 10, 2015


Filed under Carlsbad, LATEST NEWS

The Carlsbad City Council, acting as the Carlsbad Municipal Water District board, approved a $7.3 million contract June 9 to design and build an expansion of the Carlsbad Water Recycling Facility. CDM Constructors won the contract for the project, which will expand the water recycling plant by 75...

Storm could bring good dousing this week

Storm could bring good dousing this week

North Coast Current

November 30, 2014


Filed under Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Encinitas, Escondido, Fallbrook, LATEST NEWS, Oceanside, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, San Elijo Hills, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Vista

North County coastal and inland communities could see an inch or more of rain now through Wednesday thanks to a northern storm system with a southern boost, according to the National Weather Service. Residents can expect winds of 10 to 25 mph during the storm, which is receiving a charge of subtropi...

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