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pressrelease Landscaper Workshops Scheduled in Arcadia, Irvine: ‘6 Ways To Survive the Drought’
SACRAMENTO – Two more workshops for professional landscapers have been scheduled in Southern California to help them efficiently manage water during the ongoing drought. Landscape watering is a prime conservation opportunity, since improperly managed outdoor watering can be exceptionally wasteful. The Arcadia workshop will be offered in English from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29 at the Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Garden, 301 N. Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia. The Irvine workshop is scheduled for Thursday, July 31 in the Irvine Civil Center Council Chamber, 1 Civic Center Plaza in Irvine. Registration has been closed for the morning English session due to high demand. The session in Spanish will be held from noon to 3:30 p.m. (07/21/2014)
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Save Our Water LADY GAGA JOINS SAVE OUR WATER EFFORT WITH PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
Sacramento, CA – In partnership with the State of California’s drought awareness program Save Our Water, international pop superstar and five-time Grammy winner Lady Gaga has released a Public Service Announcement (PSA) asking Californians to join the effort and take extraordinary measures to save water during the drought. The PSA is available on SaveOurWater.com, a new site designed to help Californians find ways to conserve at home and at work every day. (07/16/2014)
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save our water CALIFORNIANS ENCOURAGED TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SAVING WATER AT STATE FAIR
Sacramento, CA – As the California State Fair kicks off today, Save Our Water – a partnership between the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) and the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) – is encouraging Californians to visit its displays featuring easy ways to save water inside and outside the home. Staff from DWR will be on hand to help attendees identify opportunities to conserve. Save Our Water displays have been popular at the State Fair for the last several years, but the extraordinary drought has brought water conservation to the top of mind for many Californians. (07/11/2014)
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DWR news release Landscaper Workshops Scheduled in Riverside, San Diego
SACRAMENTO – With communities throughout California experiencing drought categorized from severe to exceptional, water conservation has become critical everywhere in the state. Landscape watering is a prime conservation opportunity, since improperly managed outdoor watering can be exceptionally wasteful. (07/08/2014)
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DWR news release Fourth of July Fireworks to Light Up Lake Oroville
SACRAMENTO – Oroville Dam in Butte County will be the site of a spectacular Fourth of July fireworks display presented by community organizations in cooperation with the Department of Water Resources. Fireworks will begin lighting up the sky over Lake Oroville at 9:30 p.m. (07/02/2014)
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twitchell island 2014 Bay-Delta Science Conference
The Bay-Delta Science Conference will be held at the Sacramento Convention Center on October 28 to 30, 2014. (06/30/2014)
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save our water Save Our Water Launches Don't Waste Summer Campaign
As a drought-stricken California moves further into a hot summer, Save Our Water – a partnership between the Association of California Water Agencies(ACWA) and the California Department of Water Resources(DWR) – is launching Don't Waste Summer, a campaign devoted to providing daily tips and news on the new campaign microsite – SaveOurWater.com – to help Californians find ways to conserve at home and at work every day. (06/23/2014)
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