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Iconic Giant Donut In Inglewood Covered In Support Of Water Conservation Effort

Customers who pledged to save water on Tuesday received a free doughnut as part of an advertising campaign being held at Randy’s Donuts in Inglewood.

08/11/2015

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Water-Saving Campaign Will Cover Iconic Randy’s Doughnuts Sign

Promise to save water, and have a free doughnut.

08/10/2015

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Water District Approves Bigger Budget For Water-Saving Rebates, Incentives

With so many Southern Californians eager to remove their water-guzzling lawns amid this historic drought, the Metropolitan Water District is considering adding $350 million to its budget to keep offering rebates and incentives.

05/26/2015

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Officials Vote To Slash Water Deliveries In Response To ‘Unprecedented’ Drought

The Metropolitan Water District voted Tuesday to slash regional water deliveries by 15 percent as California grapples with a fourth year of drought.

04/14/2015

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Metropolitan Water District Considers Rationing Wholesale Supplies

For only the third time in the past 25 years, the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District, the water wholesaler for Southern California, will consider whether to ration water supplies to its member agencies.

04/14/2015

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More Southern Californians Giving Up Water-Guzzling Lawns For Rebates

An increasing number of Southern Californians are willing to give up their grass to help conserve water – and to take advantage of a doubled lawn removal rebate.

08/18/2014

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Developers Turn Old Office Building Into High-End Lofts In Elysian Park

Developers have turned the old Metropolitan Water District headquarters in Elysian Park into high-end apartments.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2014

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Customers Urged To Cut Water Use After Treatment Plant Shutdown

Residents and businesses across the Southland are being asked to cut back on their water use over the next several days while a regional water treatment plant is shut down for drought-related upgrades.

05/08/2014

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California Water Company Declares Water Supply Alert, Asks Residents To Cut Water Usage By 20 Percent

Southern California’s largest supplier of water, the Metropolitan Water District, which provides water for 19 million people, declared a “Water Supply Alert” Tuesday in light of California’s historic drought.

02/11/2014

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Experts Push For Water Conservation As Californians Face A Dry 2014

Experts are pushing for water conservation as Californians face another dry year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/08/2014

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Odd-Smelling Tap Water Persists For Nearly 6 Months In 4 Counties

A musty taste and odor to the tap water in four Southern California counties originally projected to last only a few weeks has persisted for six months now.

03/20/2012

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Investigation Reveals Water Executives Spending Money Like Water

Water rates may have gone up 70 percent in the past six years but, but our undercover investigation found water executives spending money like water.

02/23/2012

Foothills Residents Urged To Limit Water Usage

Metropolitan Water District officials are expected to ask more than 1.7 million foothill residents to scrimp on their water usage, starting Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/15/2011