Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin's front lawn was turning brown in June, and city officials say most of the residents who were illegally watering daily in June have since changed their ways.
Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin's front lawn was turning brown in June, and city officials say most of the residents who were illegally watering daily in June have since changed their ways. SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com
Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin's front lawn was turning brown in June, and city officials say most of the residents who were illegally watering daily in June have since changed their ways. SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com
Earth Log

Earth Log

The latest on the Valley's water and air-quality issues from Mark Grossi

1,231 in Fresno still water daily, but many others now conserving

July 21, 2015 8:29 AM

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Mark Grossi has the pulse of the San Joaquin Valley ecosystem, writing since 1993 about subjects such as the region's notorious air quality, the restoration of the San Joaquin River and unhealthy drinking water in rural towns. Twitter: @markgrossi Mark retired from The Bee in October 2015.