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  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Meter Program Accelerated While Backyard Water Mains Wait

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015

    Tuesday night the Sacramento City Council approved a request to install about 51,000 meters by 2020. The City of Sacramento says speeding up the meter-installation program will bring more conservation and about 1,000 jobs to the city.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    California Lawmakers Will Examine Ways To Capture Stormwater

    Tuesday, February 24, 2015

    The California drought has state lawmakers looking for creative and affordable ways to increase the state’s water supply. A legislative hearing Wednesday will highlight ways that could make it easier to capture stormwater.