| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:15 PM
The City of Carmel issued a voluntary water restriction Sunday due to recent drought conditions and water restrictions issued in several nearby cities.
The city said they wish to work together with other water utilities to ensure there is adequate water...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Despite the current drought, Wichita’s water supply is sufficient and officials see no reasons for restrictions at this point.
Joe Pajor with Wichita Public Works says Wichita draws about 60 percent of its water from Cheney Lake and the other 40...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Several days of rainfall were a welcome sight here in Central Indiana, but is it really helping?
According to the National Weather Service, rainfall totals over the last seven days range from a tenth of an inch to four inches. The heavier rain that...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 9:41 AM
“We are in a hot dry period,” said Kent Hixson, Mulvane City Manager. “We are a growing community.”
That combination has led to friction between the cities of Mulvane and Augusta over water use. Back in the 90's the two cities...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Water restrictions coupled with this intense heat have some garden lovers in a frenzy. Employees at Jackson's Home and Garden in Dallas are seeing a huge increase in customers worried about their landscaping. But the good news is: they share some...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 11:23 AM
As Indiana’s drought drags on, mandatory water restrictions are now in place in Bloomington.
The change will be in effect for the next city days, according to the city. The usage restrictions are set to last through October 11.
City officials have...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Wichita officials are considering water restrictions after two years of drought have Cheney Reservoir levels at 40%. Cheney is the city's main water source.
City council is expected to hear options about water issues during a workshop meeting Friday the...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:05 AM
ST. LOUIS (AP) - When his drought-stricken Nebraska farm was blanketed with several inches of snow, Tom Schwarz welcomed the moisture. But it wasn't nearly enough.
He had hoped for a wet, snowy winter. Instead, he's watched with worry as the sky spits...
| Mar 19, 2010
A helpful tool in water conservation is a simple water gauge. Knowing exactly how much rain has fallen in your area can help you decide how much and how often to irrigate your garden or landscape. Many homes with automatic irrigation systems operate...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 4:33 PM
By Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel Mass layoffs at the state agency most responsible for protecting Central Florida's waters and wetlands were ordered by Gov. Rick Scott and lawmakers as a break for taxpayers, but the forced departures of key regulators...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:33 AM
By Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel PALATKA – The St. Johns River Water Management District unveiled deep cuts in its staff and operations Tuesday in response to a new state law that imposed large budget reductions on Florida's five water-policy...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Nearly half of of the water conservation programs in 122 Los Angeles and Orange county cities fell into the “poor” or “worst” categories, in a new survey released this week. The Sierra Club Los Angeles Chapter unveiled a...