Water officials reminded residents Thursday to turn off their sprinklers to save water during the large storm expected to soak Southern California this weekend.
Despite the 1.34 billion gallons of water that was captured from this week’s storm, officials say it’s a “drop in the bucket” when it comes to ameliorating the drought.
Californians are losing ground on compliance with a state goal to cut water use by 20 percent during the drought, according to statewide water-use figures released Tuesday.
State water officials say they’re entering California’s wet season with a glimmer of optimism, following three drought years.
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.