TAG: Jerry Brown

HydroPoint launches ‘Outsmarting the Drought’ webinar

April 6, 2015By

In response to California Governor Jerry Brown’s executive order mandating statewide water reductions, HydroPoint Data Systems is hosting a new webinar series addressing how municipalities and communities can comply to the new laws and ongoing drought concerns with smart water management technology. The series, titled “Outsmarting the Drought,” kicks off 12 p.m. PST April 9 with guest speaker Tim Barr, deputy director... read more

California now under mandatory, statewide water restrictions

April 6, 2015By

April 1, California Governor Jerry Brown instituted the state’s first-ever mandatory water restrictions, NPR reports. The announcement comes as California is entering its fourth year of drought and as the Sierra Nevada saw its lowest snowpack level on record. The statewide mandate calls for reductions in water use by 25 percent for California cities and towns; new pricing structures by... read more

IA creates resource page in wake of California drought

March 3, 2014By

Jan. 17, California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency and directed state officials to prepare for drought conditions. The declaration calls on government agencies to assist farmers and communities economically impacted by dry conditions. It also ensures the state can respond if Californians face drinking water shortages. Ultimately, Brown called for an immediate 20 percent reduction in all... read more