Running On Empty: Cal Fire Chief Ken Pimlott
July 31, 2014 5:00 AM
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- California Water Usage Drops In June, Exceeds Governor’s Mandate - Californians continued to conserve water in June as a record-breaking heat wave swept throughout much of the state, officials said Thursday.
- Fountain Valley Earns Top Water Conservation Spot In Orange County - While California residents continue the struggle of trying to conserve water through the drought, one local community raised the bar for water management.
- LA Commissioners Consider Further Restricting 3-Day Watering Schedule - At a meeting Tuesday, commissioners from the L.A. Department of Water and Power decided to stay with the current three-day watering schedule.
- Experts Say Predicted El Nino System May Do More Harm To California Than Good - While the predicted El Niño system, expected to arrive this Winter, may bring with it plenty of much-needed rain, some experts believe it may do more harm to the drought-ridden region than good.
(KNX 1070) — The drought has forced firefighters across California to rethink the way they fight fires. KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO producer Laraine Herman spoke with Cal Fire Chief Ken Pimlott.