Tuesday Aug 12
Santa Barbara Water Commission Tackles Drought with Conservation Workshop
In an effort to encourage early compliance with drought water use regulations, the Santa Barbara public works department held a "Water Wise" conservation workshop before the Santa Barbara Water Commission Monday in an effort to meet the city's 20-percent reduction goal.
Santa Barbara Independent
Water Conservation Crawl
With 82 percent of California caught in the grips of what experts have dubbed "extreme drought" and 58 percent in something even worsea Ben Pitterle with the Santa Barbara Channelkeeper struggled to sound constructive as he exhorted the council to adopt a get-tough approach on water wasters by enacting mandatory restrictions, not just voluntary ... (more)
SBCC Receives $7,000 Grant from The Fund for Santa Barbara for Transitions Program
California's recidivism rate clocks in at 67.5 percent. Compare that figure with Santa Barbara City College students who have been incarcerated, and who have completed the Transitions program : a recidivism rate of 5 percent.
Santa Barbara Reduces Water Use by 15%
City of Santa Barbara water customers successfully reduced their water usage in June by 15%.