Thursday, January 29, 2009

Drought, Rationing & Surcharges Making News Around the US

AgWeb.com
Drought Monitor: Texas Drought Continues to Expand
Pro Farmer Editors
According to NOAA's Drought Monitor, the drought continued to expand under a dry, unseasonably warm weather regime. More>>>

ABC 7 San Francisco Bay Area
EBMUD cashing in on drought surcharges
Laura Anthony
East Bay Municipal Utility District is cashing in on the drought, at least when it comes to collecting those surcharges levied against customers who use too much water. More>>>

KUSI 9 San Diego
Water Rationing in San Diego?
Water could be rationed in San Diego as early as this summer due to the ongoing drought and a projected cut to deliveries to the region, Mayor Jerry Sanders warned.. More>>>

The Press-Enterprise
Water districts consider mandatory limits
Douglas Quan
Eastern Municipal Water District, one of the Inland region's largest water agencies, next week could approve mandatory water-use restrictions limiting when customers water their lawns and how they wash their cars. More>>>