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San Diego Drops Water Consumption By 24 Percent In June

July 15
By City News Service
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The news follows a 26 percent drop in San Diego during the rainy month of May, which was previously reported by state water officials.

San Diego Graywater Options Getting A Closer Look

July 15
By Alison St John
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Cutting water use by 12 percent to 36 percent is no easy task, so it's not surprising homeowners and homebuilders are turning to graywater systems.

San Diego Within Reach Of Yearly Rainfall Average Despite Drought

July 14
By Susan Murphy
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California continues to be immersed in a drought, but oddly enough San Diego’s Lindbergh Field is a little more than one inch away from reaching its 10.15-inch annual rainfall average.

Council OKs Proposal To Meet San Diego's 'Zero Waste' Goal

July 13
By City News Service
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A plan to divert increasing amounts of San Diego's waste away from the Miramar Landfill — and eliminate all trash from going to the facility by 2040 — was approved Monday by the City Council.

SANDAG’s Role In Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emissions Disputed

July 13
By Claire Trageser
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Environmental groups say SANDAG is responsible for creating a transportation plan that cuts emissions 80 percent by 2050 — a target Gov. Jerry Brown set — but SANDAG says meeting those reductions isn't its job alone.

California Governor To Meet With Pope On Climate Change

July 10
By Associated Press
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Gov. Jerry Brown, a former Jesuit seminarian, plans to attend a two-day event starting July 21.

Strengthening El Niño May Trigger Wet Winter In San Diego

July 10
By Susan Murphy
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The strongest El Niño in nearly 20 years seems to be developing in the tropical Pacific Ocean, according to the latest forecast by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration.

Beachgoers Face Sandy Summer As California Shuts Off Showers At State Beaches

July 10
By Associated Press
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Public rinse stations in all state-run beaches and parks will be off limits effective July 15.

Sci-Q: Understanding The Psychology Of Water Conservation In San Diego

July 9
Midday Edition
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What does it take — beyond the facts, figures and warnings — to get people to change the way they use water? Scientists chime in on KPBS Midday Edition.

Vote To Merge Rainbow, Fallbrook Water Districts Delayed

July 6
By Alison St John
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County Supervisor Bill Horn, who chairs the panel that will decide whether to merge the Rainbow and Fallbrook water districts, couldn't attend Monday's meeting so a vote was delayed until Sept. 14.