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Large Water Main Break Closes All Lanes On PCH In Malibu

A large water main break north of Trancas Canyon has resulted in the closure of Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.

24 hours ago

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L.A. Averages 3 Water Main Breaks A Day Amid Drought

Drought-stricken Los Angeles averages three water main breaks a day, which some say amounts to the loss of enough water to supply thousands of families a year.

11/25/2014

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Upland Man Could Face Steep Fines For Allegedly Failing To Water Lawn

An Upland resident could go to trial as early as Monday on misdemeanor charges for allegedly failing to water his lawn.

11/21/2014

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Long Beach Residents Face Tougher Water Use Restrictions

City officials in Long Beach are imposing tougher water restrictions as the drought situation worsens.

11/21/2014

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Mayor’s Office To Give Out Rebates As Rain Barrel Supply Dries Up

An initiative from Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office to provide barrels for Angelenos to conserve rainwater has proven quite popular to be with residents.

11/14/2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (left) is doing slightly better than his predecessor, former mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, at conserving water at the mayoral mansion. (Photo credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Report: Water Usage At Mayoral Mansion 5 Times As High As Average LA Resident

Getty House, the official residence of Mayor Eric Garcetti, uses about 2,100 gallons of water per day, according to data cited in a new report.

11/14/2014

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Adios, El Niño: Meteorologists’ Hopes Fade For California Drought Relief

It looks like a record-breaking drought across the Southland and the rest of California won’t be getting any relief from the weather phenomenon known as “El Niño”.

11/13/2014

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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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Garcetti Convenes LA ‘Water Cabinet’, Ups Turf Removal Rebate

The DWP is increasing its rebate for replace your lawn with drought-resistant plants to $3.75 a square foot from the prior $3 a square foot, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday.

11/03/2014

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Storm Welcomed Start To Winter

Forecasters say about half an inch of rain fell over the Southland in the winter’s first good storm.

11/01/2014

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Santa Monica City Council To Consider Mandatory Water Restrictions

Mandatory water restrictions could be on tap for residents in Santa Monica.

10/28/2014

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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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Voters Face $7.5 Billion Decision On Water With Proposition 1

In the midst of a historic drought, Californians face an important, and expensive, decision on Election Day when deciding the fate of Proposition 1, which would address the state’s water crisis.

10/17/2014

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Winter Likely Won’t End California’s Drought

Parts of California could receive above-average rain and snow this winter but not enough to end the worsening drought, federal forecasters said Thursday.

10/16/2014

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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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