Running On Empty: History
July 31, 2014 5:00 AM
Margaret Carrero joined the KNX 1070 news team in March...Read More
- California Government Says It’s Meeting Water-Saving Goal - California's state government reported meeting its own overall water conservation goal for 2014, though data released Wednesday showed half the agencies fell short of the 20 percent target while the drought worsened.
- Beverly Hills Bans Residents From Filling New Swimming Pools - Residents living in California's most famous zip code will no longer be allowed to fill new swimming pools and could face $1,000 fines for water violations.
- Some Landlords In L.A. Want Tenants To Pay Water Bill In Exchange For Reduced Rent - Some landlords in Los Angeles are proposing a new way to conserve water: have tenants in rent-controlled buildings pay their own water bill.
- Ruling Against Tiered Water Rates Puts ‘Straitjacket’ On Local Government, Brown Says - 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.
(KNX 1070) — The war over water in California dates back more than a century, and the drought has reopened some of the old wounds. Margaret Carrero reports.