Conservation

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LA Mayor Applauds Residents For Helping To Curb Water Usage

Los Angeles and other California cities cut water use by a combined 31 percent in July, exceeding the governor’s statewide mandate to conserve, officials said Thursday.

08/27/2015

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Residents Urged To Turn Off Sprinklers For A Week After Pair Of Storms

Southern California may still be a little soggy, but officials said Friday it will take far more rain and conservation to end the state’s four-year drought.

05/15/2015

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Could Desalination Be The Solution To California’s Water Crisis? Israel Shows How New Technology Helped Beat Drought

As California’s drought crisis continues to get worse civil engineers have looked to some of the world’s driest regions for possible solutions.

05/14/2015

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California Regulators Approve Unprecedented Water Cutbacks

California water regulators have adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions on how people and businesses can use water amid the state’s ongoing drought.

05/05/2015

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Calif. Officials Warn Water Savings In February Were Worst Yet

California’s water board said Tuesday that residents saved less water in February than in any other month since it began tracking conservation efforts last summer.

04/07/2015

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LADWP On State-Ordered Water Cutbacks: We’ve Already Been Doing That For Years

Gov. Jerry Brown called on cities this week to cut water consumption by 25 percent to combat the severe drought plaguing the state.

04/04/2015

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Resident In Sustainable Eco-Village In L.A. Lives On 10 Gallons Of Water A Day

With new state-mandated water restrictions, every Californian has to be water-wise and a small community in Southern California is leading the way by going to extremes to conserve water.

04/03/2015

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Officials OK New Water Conservation Measures

State water officials Tuesday voted in favor of new changes for water usage as California heads into a fourth drought year.

03/17/2015

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Officials Unveil Recycled Water System At Hansen Dam Golf Course

A popular San Fernando Valley golf course is joining a citywide effort to conserve water.

02/06/2015

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$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation Projects

Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.

01/14/2015

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Volunteers In Palos Verdes Peninsula: Rebuild Kelp Forests And Marine Life Will Come

Kelp in the Palos Verdes Peninsula, one of the most important kelp forest regions on the West Coast, have been hit hard. Kelp forests there have suffered a 76 percent decline over the past century.

11/19/2014

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Despite Cutbacks, LA Water Usage Still Twice As High As San Francisco

Angelenos have made some cutbacks to water use during the statewide drought, but California officials say the Southland can do even more to conserve.

11/04/2014

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Brown: California Needs Long-Term Vision On Water

Addressing California’s longstanding water problems will take tens of billions of dollars more and a large dose of political compromise, but the epic drought may provide new motivation, Gov. Jerry Brown told a Stanford University water conference on Monday.

10/20/2014

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LA Mayor Calls For Cuts To Water Usage, DWP Imports To Fight Drought

It was not immediately known what specific steps Mayor Garcetti would be ordering in terms of increased conservation or enforcement of water usage.

10/14/2014

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DWP Boosts Staffing To Educate LA Water Wasters

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is stepping up enforcement efforts to promote water conservation during the statewide drought.

08/19/2014

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