Water Conservation Update

California experienced a serious drought in recent years, with a height in the drought very recently. Areas all over the state were encountering many issues associated with the abnormal dryness and the effects did not go unnoticed. Luckily, there was an exceptional rainy season as of recently, especially right here on the Central Coast. It has been an amazing to once again greet the lush, green mountains and beautiful foliage native to the area. Although it may look like our water problems have ended, droughts have been an ongoing issue in the state for many years. This is why Martin…

California Drought Update

It’s no secret that California has been in a brutal drought for the past few years. It started all the way back in December 2011, when parts of northern and southern California became “abnormally dry” – the least serious classification of a drought. But at the height of the drought in 2015, more than half of the entire state of California was under “Exceptional Drought,” – the most extreme classification – and all of us, from the Central Coast, to San Diego, and of course the farming-centric Central Valley, felt the effects. For the past five years, there have been…

How Martin Resorts is Helping Conserve the Earth

Martin Resorts is thoroughly committed to improving the environment; not only our environment in the tight-knit Central Coast community, but also our global environment across the county, the state, and the world. Sustainability, conservation, and giving back have become fundamental parts of who we are and what we hope to accomplish. In honor of Earth Day, we thought we’d talk about the efforts we’ve made to help and support our shared home. Water Conservation California has received a lot of rain this winter, but it’s not enough to make for the debilitating drought that we’ve experienced for years. Martin Resorts has made…

Martin Resorts Makes Every Drop Count

California is experiencing one of the worst droughts in its history.  At Martin Resorts, we are doing our part to conserve water. We are celebrating our newest green achievement – a thorough plan designed to slash our hotels water use by more than 25 percent – through initiatives implemented at our five hotels in San Luis Obispo County. “Over the past several years we’ve replaced every faucet, every toilet, and all of our laundry equipment to make sure we’re making every drop count,” said Margaret Johnson, our chief operations officer.  “The recent operational changes we’ve made are designed to lessen water usage at our…