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    Santa Clarita Representative Sponsors And Passes Three Bills Through Senate

    A Santa Clarita Valley representative sponsored three bills that passed through the state Senate this week, including a wiretap bill, an effort to increase transparency and the first-ever attempt to protect groundwater supplies.


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    Prepare Your Household For An Emergency During Drought Crisis

    Regardless of conservation campaigns, new statistics show that California’s drought is only getting worse. With several homes in Santa Clarita ignoring conservation efforts, and rainfall at an all time low, it’s important that Californians realize the magnitude of this emergency.

    Santa Clarita Residents Can Report Broken Sprinklers To City Officials

    Santa Clarita Valley residents have a way to contact the city of Santa Clarita in the case of malfunctioning sprinklers.

    $7.5 Billion Water Bond For California Approved By State Senate

    A $7.5 billion water bond for California was approved unanimously Wednesday by the state Senate.


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    Santa Clarita Valley Officials Expected To OK Drought Restrictions This Week

    Santa Clarita Valley water agency officials gathered Tuesday to discuss conservation measures facing Santa Clarita Valley water ratepayers. The restrictions have a 270-day trigger, Cole said, meaning the restrictions would be evaluated again at that time based on the rainfall levels. The revenues from fines are up to the discretion of the respective water retailer, Cole said, but NCWD intended to put the money back into conservation programs.

    Is This Extreme Drought Putting Our Drinking Water Supply At Risk?

    Despite conservation efforts new statistics are showing that California’s emergency drought situation is worse than it’s ever been before. With little rainfall and conservation efforts largely ignored, it’s important that each person understand the severity of situation.

    While every home should take all measures possible to cut back on their water consumption, It is also important to prepare for crisis through the creation of an emergency water storage system. However, storing water effectively in a drought situation raises ethical as well as practical questions.

    Santa Clarita Outdoor Report: Blooming Through The Drought

    Introducing Contributing Writer:  Mieko Alley

    As summer temperatures rise, you may be inclined to spend more time inside or drink more water as a response to the heat. Your dog may dig under the house to escape the sun or you may find that your cat has given up his perch on the windowsill. You may even find that your plants are behaving differently!

    Valencia Water Conservation Co. Drought Reports Now Online

    Valencia Water Co. officials announced Monday “personal drought reports” are now available online to help customers lessen the impacts of the drought and meet Gov. Jerry Brown’s call to reduce water usage by 20 percent.

    Drought-Tolerant Plants And Landscaping Displayed By CLWA

    The new Castaic Lake Water Agency Conservatory Garden and Learning Center is located above Central Park and is home to more than 300 varieties of drought-tolerant plants, flowers and grasses, according to officials.

    Santa Clarita Water Officials Draft Water Use Restrictions

    Santa Clarita Valley Water Committee officials drafted a Water Action Plan expected to impact when lawns can be watered and how cars could be washed, officials said Thursday.