A large water main break north of Trancas Canyon has resulted in the closure of Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.
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.
An Upland resident could go to trial as early as Monday on misdemeanor charges for allegedly failing to water his lawn.
City officials in Long Beach are imposing tougher water restrictions as the drought situation worsens.
An initiative from Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office to provide barrels for Angelenos to conserve rainwater has proven quite popular to be with residents.
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.
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”.
Angelenos have made some cutbacks to water use during the statewide drought, but California officials say the Southland can do even more to conserve.
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.
Forecasters say about half an inch of rain fell over the Southland in the winter’s first good storm.
Mandatory water restrictions could be on tap for residents in Santa Monica.
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.
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.
Parts of California could receive above-average rain and snow this winter but not enough to end the worsening drought, federal forecasters said Thursday.
It was not immediately known what specific steps Mayor Garcetti would be ordering in terms of increased conservation or enforcement of water usage.