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KCAL9’s Kaj Goldberg Rides Along With ‘Water Conservation Cops’ In Pasadena

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.

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California Agriculture Faces Challenges As Drought Continues

58 Percent Of California In Highest Drought Rank

That ranking Thursday by the U.S. Drought Monitor marks a 22-percent, one-week jump in California territory suffering what monitors call “exceptional drought.”

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Running On Empty: Business Impact

Dealing with the epic drought is a challenge on many levels.

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Running on Empty: Our Epic Drought

California is at a “tipping point,” say leading climatologists, as a historic drought enters its fourth year with no end in sight.

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Running On Empty: Water Saving

If you’re having trouble using less water, there are some ingenious products designed to help you.

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Running On Empty: Ice Cream

Of all the ways the drought can affect your life, you may not have considered its effect on your favorite ice cream.

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Running On Empty: Infrastructure

Because of the drought, a recent water main break near UCLA couldn’t have come at a worse time.

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California Agriculture Faces Challenges As Drought Continues

Running On Empty: OC Water District’s Mehul Patel

In Orange County, they’re turning sewer water into drinking water.

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Running On Empty: Metropolitan Water District GM Jeffrey Kightlinger

The Metropolitan Water District provides drinking water to 19 million Southern Californians.

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Running On Empty: Montecito

It’s a tough lesson for one of Southern California’s wealthiest communities.

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A proposed groundwater treatment complex in the San Fernando Basin will include centralized and localized treatment facilities in the vicinity of LADWP’s North Hollywood, Rinaldi-Toluca and Tujunga Wellfield. (courtesy DWP)

Running On Empty: Making Water

Work is being done to tap into the ocean, while the water flowing from some taps is already coming from toilets.

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Running On Empty: Beer

When we say the drought is affecting everything, we mean everything – even beer.

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Running On Empty: Fighting Fires

The drought is making a difficult fire season even tougher, forcing Cal Fire to rethink the way firefighters use water.

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Running On Empty: Wildlife

From deer and salmon to ducks and geese, our epic drought is a possible death sentence for California wildlife.

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Running On Empty: Water Cops

If you don’t follow the rules on water use, your neighbors could report you to the water cops.

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