California Drought

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Dodger Stadium Battles Drought With Cutting-Edge ‘Skywell’ De-Humidifier

As local residents and businesses continue to feel the pressure to use less water, all they have to do is look to the oldest Major League Baseball stadium on the west coast, who is hitting out out of the park for water conservation.

06/10/2015

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Scientist Says ‘June Gloom’ Disappearing As Weather Ripple Effect Escalates Drought

Scientists say a ripple effect is making California’s drought even worse, as the state’s annual “June Gloom” cloud cover has been disappearing over recent years.

06/08/2015

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Mandatory Water Restrictions Made Official Monday As State Raises Drought Emergency Level

Monday marked a point in California’s drought saga in which talk progressed into action.

New mandatory water restrictions became official Monday, following months of discussion and debate, as the state continues to battle the historic drought.

06/01/2015

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Severe Cutbacks On Water Use ‘A Necessary Evil’ Says Nonprofit That Oversees Cemetery In Rosemead

Cemeteries across the state are dealing with fallout from the drought and some graveyards have had to let the grass and plants die.

05/29/2015

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Local Agency Goes On Patrol In Search Of Water Wasters Amid California Drought

A local agency is keeping a close eye on water wasters with California’s drought reaching critical levels.

05/21/2015

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Owner Says Historic Drought Is ‘Painful’ For Sod Farm In Business 35 Years

The state’s historic drought has been good for businesses that sell drought-tolerant landscaping but not for other companies that depend on the water for their bottom-line.

05/06/2015

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Long Beach Residents Complain Of Foul Odor In Tap Water

Residents in Long Beach are complaining of a foul odor coming from their water.

05/05/2015

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Gov. Brown Proposes $10,000 Fine For Worst Water Wasters

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday called for $10,000 fines for residents and businesses that waste the most water as California cities try to meet mandatory conservation targets during the drought.

04/28/2015

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California Drought Water-Reduction Mandates Set For Revision

State water regulators are set to release on Tuesday an updated plan for conservation during the drought after their previous water-use reduction targets have come under fire from some local water departments.

04/28/2015

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Experts: Expect California Water Bills To Escalate Despite Reduced Water Use

If you’re a California resident, you may soon start receiving bigger water bills, even if you do your part in reducing your water usage.

04/14/2015

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Experts Say You Can Make Your Garden Drought-Friendly And Keep Its Grandeur

As new water restrictions are set to begin Wednesday, landscape designers offered practical solutions and water-saving tips that can be incorporated into gardening.

04/14/2015

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No Water Woes For Costa Mesa? City Is Self-Sufficient When It Comes To Its Supply

Despite California’s escalating drought, one local city isn’t having to rely on outside sources for its water supply.

04/10/2015

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Los Angeles, San Diego Mayors Take Stage In Drought Fight

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced this week that his city would be deploying water cops and offering money to rip up lawns in an effort to save water during an escalating drought.

04/10/2015

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Water Board Report: Small OC Town Using More Water Per Day Than Beverly Hills

As the state, ever drought-weary, continues to crack down on water-abusing communities, a neighborhood in Orange County has been exposed as having used more water per person and per home than any other community in either Los Angeles or Orange counties.

04/08/2015

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Repeat Offenders Of Arcadia’s New Water Restrictions May Face Hefty Fines

Arcadia has introduced new water restrictions amid California’s ongoing drought and plans to have those restrictions take effect mid-May.

04/08/2015

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