Drought

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Metropolitan Water District Committee Votes To Advance Proposal To Slash Deliveries

The planning committee for the Metropolitan Water District has approved a 15 percent reduction in water deliveries to agencies across Southern California.

04/13/2015

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No Water Woes For Costa Mesa? City Is Self-Sufficient When It Comes To Its Supply

Despite California’s escalating drought, one local city isn’t having to rely on outside sources for its water supply.

04/10/2015

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Los Angeles, San Diego Mayors Take Stage In Drought Fight

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced this week that his city would be deploying water cops and offering money to rip up lawns in an effort to save water during an escalating drought.

04/10/2015

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‘The Drop’ To Remind Angelenos To Save Water

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti introduced “the Drop,” a cartoon character to remind Angelenos to save water and take advantage of the city’s rebate program amid the extreme drought that is gripping the state.

04/09/2015

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Water Board Report: Small OC Town Using More Water Per Day Than Beverly Hills

As the state, ever drought-weary, continues to crack down on water-abusing communities, a neighborhood in Orange County has been exposed as having used more water per person and per home than any other community in either Los Angeles or Orange counties.

04/08/2015

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No More Playing Nice: California Names, Shames Water Wasters

California is done with gentle nudges and polite reminders to deal with its devastating drought.

04/08/2015

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Repeat Offenders Of Arcadia’s New Water Restrictions May Face Hefty Fines

Arcadia has introduced new water restrictions amid California’s ongoing drought and plans to have those restrictions take effect mid-May.

04/08/2015

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Burbank Woman Ahead Of The Rain-Recycling Trend

When you’re in a drought a rainy day is a good day, and Tuesday was a perfect day for residents who use rain barrels to collect water.

04/07/2015

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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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California Water Authorities To Use New Tool In Fight Against Water Wasters

Water authorities are using a new tool in a major effort to crack down on people and businesses wasting water, in light of new water restrictions issued by Governor Jerry Brown to fight the drought.

04/06/2015

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Cold Winter Storm Rolling In Won’t Make A Dent In Drought

Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown stood in dry brown grass at a site normally covered in snow this time of year and declared the drought conditions gripping the state at its worst point in decades.

04/06/2015

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks to reporters at the site of a manual snow survey on April 1, 2015 in Phillips, California. The recorded level is zero, the lowest in recorded history for California. Gov. Brown went on to announce mandatory statewide water restrictions. credit: Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Defends Drought Order That Doesn’t Limit Farmers

Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday defended his order requiring Californians statewide to cut back on their water use in a historic mandate that spares those who consume the most — farmers.

04/05/2015

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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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Brentwood Homeowner Takes Unique Steps To Face Historic Drought Head-On

A Brentwood homeowner is facing California’s historic drought head-on by harvesting rainwater and utilizing the condensation from air conditioning units.

04/02/2015

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California Farmers On Drought: ‘You’re Going To See Higher Prices’

Governor Jerry Brown’s mandatory statewide water restrictions, announced Wednesday amidst escalated effects of the state’s historic drought, mean big changes for the residents of California.

04/01/2015

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