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October 2015 Drought News Release Archive

Californians Continue Meeting Governor’s Water Conservation Mandate Savings Must Contiue To Reach February 2016 Goal

October 1, 2015 -- Californians reduced water use by nearly 27 percent during August, exceeding Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s 25 percent conservation mandate for a third straight month.
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California Department of Housing and Community Development Makes $11 Million Available for Residents Facing Water Shortages

October 16, 2015 -- California families who have little or no drinking water as a result of the drought may qualify for a share of $11 million in funding from the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). Two assistance programs have recently been created by HCD for the many California residents who are facing water shortages.
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Californians Meet Governor’s Water Conservation Mandate for Fourth Consecutive Month

October 30, 2015 -- Californians reduced water use by more than 26 percent during September, exceeding Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s 25 percent conservation mandate for a fourth straight month.
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Sacramento Bee: Op-Ed: Despite a Potentially Wet Winter, the Drought Will Continue

October 31, 2015 -- It will take a long time to recover from this water deficit, especially because much of it is groundwater in the driest parts of the southern Central Valley, making it hard to refill
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