Clovis resident Terry Mackey and his wife, Marcie, knew they’d have a hard time keeping their front lawn green under new city water restrictions. So they built their own low-maintenance, low-water-use xeriscape. Mackey is part of The Bee’s Faces of the Drought photo series. See more at www.fresnobee.com/water
Clovis resident Terry Mackey and his wife, Marcie, knew they’d have a hard time keeping their front lawn green under new city water restrictions. So they built their own low-maintenance, low-water-use xeriscape. Mackey is part of The Bee’s Faces of the Drought photo series. See more at www.fresnobee.com/water CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com
Clovis resident Terry Mackey and his wife, Marcie, knew they’d have a hard time keeping their front lawn green under new city water restrictions. So they built their own low-maintenance, low-water-use xeriscape. Mackey is part of The Bee’s Faces of the Drought photo series. See more at www.fresnobee.com/water CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com
Earth Log

Earth Log

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

City folk ask: Don’t farmers and environment use more water?

August 25, 2015 10:23 AM

UPDATED August 26, 2015 08:15 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.