Wildfires It seems that the entire western half of the U.S. is on fire. As of this writing, there are 9 active wildfires in California alone. It has been suggested that the fire season is almost year-round now. In addition to the 9 wildfires in California, there are 71 more wildfires burning across 12 other […]
Articles about the dealing with the Drought in California
A drought is an event of prolonged shortages in the water supply, whether atmospheric (below-average precipitation), surface water, or groundwater.
A drought can last for months or years or may be declared after as few as 15 days.
It can have a substantial impact on the ecosystem and agriculture of the affected region and harm the local economy.
Annual dry seasons in the tropics significantly increase the chances of a drought developing and subsequent bush fires. Periods of heat can significantly worsen drought conditions by hastening the evaporation of water vapor.
Simple ways to keep your yard beautiful while conserving water
Did you know there is something we do that can waste thousands of gallons of water a year? This happens over time as you turn on a hot water tap or shower or tub and wait for the hot water to get there. The water in the pipe between where it comes out and the […]
If you stuck your head out the window last week, you know there’s a change in the air. And while the heat wave didn’t last, it looks like the drought is here to stay. So it’s time to get serious about water usage in and around the home. The infographic you see below spells out where […]