JCSD Shares Latest Drought Regulations

Achieve a mandatory 25% statewide reduction in potable water use   By Aileen Flores Jurupa Valley – In response to Governor Jerry Brown’s recent Executive Order, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) released a draft of its latest drought regulations on Apr. 28. The overall goal of the new restrictions is to achieve […]

Jurupa Valley: Funtional Turf Areas Will Undergo Overseeding

CITY OF EASTVALE   JURUPA VALLEY, CA (November 17, 2014) – At the beginning of each fall season, Jurupa Community Services District (JCSD) overseeds lawn areas at Eastvale parks that appear to be “worn out.” As a result of California’s drought status and mandatory state and local ordinances, only functional turf areas such as sports […]

San Gabriel Vally: Water Supply Emergency Declared in SG Basin

Staff Reports SGV – It’s no secret that we are experiencing a severe drought, and that water is in short supply, but the Main San Gabriel Basin has been pushed to record lows. Groundwater levels in the Basin will continue to drop if this coming winter does not provide above average rainfall and significant amounts […]

Walnut Valley Water District Adopts Mandatory Conservation


WALNUT VALLEY WATER DISTRICT Walnut – The Walnut Valley Water District Board of Directors voted at their August 18 meeting to adopt a Stage 1 Water Supply Shortage. This action comes in response to the state’s ongoing drought and the recently enacted emergency regulations by the State Water Resources Control Board establishing statewide mandatory water […]

Walnut Achieves Stability Through Drought

BY RAYMOND MENDOZA Walnut – With California going through the most devastating drought in recent history and the hottest months of summer on the horizon, the City of Walnut is staving off the worst of it according to Walnut Valley Water District General Manager, Michael Holmes. “Our customers in Walnut have been doing a great […]

Chino Hills: Stage II Water Alert

STAFF REPORTS Chino Hills – While the east coast is experiencing one of the coldest winters on record, Southern California is wishing it had a little weather; rain, to be precise. With Governor Brown declaring a Drought State of Emergency on Jan. 17, the City of Chino Hills has confirmed a Stage II Moderate Water […]

Walnut: Council Corner-Conserve Water

Walnut City Council Feb12, 2014

BY RAYMOND MENDOZA Walnut – The Walnut City Council met for its regular meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 12, with major concerns from the Walnut Valley Water District for water conservation in the City. Walnut Valley Water District Manager of Administration, Jose Martinez, gave a presentation urging residents to reduce water usage after a state of […]

Diamond Bar: Crazy Weather

BY MARK HOPPER I think all of us in Southern California have been amazed by the continuing warm weather we have been having this winter. It sure doesn’t feel like winter! I call this, “Rose Parade Weather.” Usually right around the first of the year we get this wave of warm weather while the rest […]

Walnut Valley: Governor Declares Statewide Drought

California Governor Jerry Brown

BY GLENN FREEMAN Walnut Valley – On the heels of the driest recorded year in state history, Gov. Jerry Brown declared drought conditions in California. The statement came during a Jan. 17, 2014 Press Conference in San Francisco, where the Governor issued a State of Emergency, asking residents to conserve water. “We can’t make it […]

Walnut: Council Corner- Conserve Water

Walnut City Council

By Raymond Mendoza Walnut – There was a short supply of agenda items at the Walnut City Council and Housing Authority meeting on Wednesday, but a major warning was given from Council Members about California’s drought problems. After the approval of the Dec. 11, 2013 Study Session and City Council Meeting Minutes, and the Jan. […]