Running On Empty: Cal Fire Chief Ken Pimlott
July 31, 2014 5:00 AM
- Appeals Court Rules Against Higher Water Rates For Big Users - A California appeals court has ruled that San Juan Capistrano's tiered water-rates are unconstitutional.
- State Water Board Lowers Cutback Requirement For LA - Water customers in Los Angeles will still be required to cut back their usage, but the target was lowered by the State Water Board on Saturday.
- Agency To Update Drought Plan Mandating Water Cuts In Cities - California water regulators are postponing release of a new plan to get cities to reduce water use by as much as a third.
- Water District In Camarillo Opens $10 Million Plant That Will Turn Saltwater Into Drinking Water - A small water district in Ventura County is taking big steps to help with the state’s drought emergency by turning saltwater into drinking water.
- Compton Official Warns Water Usage Penalties Could Sink Lower-Income Families - Officials in Compton and other lower-income cities are warning that residents may be unable to bear any additional financial burden imposed by mandatory water restrictions.
(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.