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.
Angelenos have made some cutbacks to water use during the statewide drought, but California officials say the Southland can do even more to conserve.
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.
It was not immediately known what specific steps Mayor Garcetti would be ordering in terms of increased conservation or enforcement of water usage.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is stepping up enforcement efforts to promote water conservation during the statewide drought.
Southern California water officials have a new spokesperson to promote water-conservation efforts – and he’s got an attitude.
Wendy De Leon, with Pasadena Water and Power, is a searching for any resident wasting water, with mandatory statewide restrictions on outdoor watering scheduled to effect Friday.
California is at a “tipping point,” say leading climatologists, as a historic drought enters its fourth year with no end in sight.
Officials in Los Angeles County Tuesday moved to put residents in step with California regulators regarding water wastage.
Homeowner associations can no longer slap fines on residents with dry, brown lawns during droughts under legislation that took effect Monday.
Georgia Dardenelle says, “Our water bills are going down.”
Regulators are expected to consider statewide mandatory water conservation measures as the worst drought in recent memory grows more severe, according to a KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO report.
The ongoing drought emergency in California has prompted new water conservation measures at the Getty Center and Villa.
Inland Empire residents were being urged Friday to suspend outdoor watering and limit indoor use through the weekend.
Officials say what had been considered a novel idea by city officials has saved L.A. hundreds of thousands of dollars.