Water Usage

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5 Tips For Conserving Water At Home

Here in dry, dusty Southern California, dealing with the worst drought in state history has become the “new normal.” In my home, we’ve cut back on showers and watering the lawn.

05/26/2015

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Chef Christopher Meehan Dishes Up Drought-Friendly Meals

Chef Christopher Meehan of Bistango joined us on KCAL9 Wednesday to share how to make some drought-friendly dishes.

05/20/2015

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Some Landlords In L.A. Want Tenants To Pay Water Bill In Exchange For Reduced Rent

Some landlords in Los Angeles are proposing a new way to conserve water: have tenants in rent-controlled buildings pay their own water bill.

04/21/2015

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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

The breakaway passes over the Southern California Aqueduct during stage six of the 2014 Amgen Tour of California from Santa Clarita to Mountain High on May 16, 2014 in Wrightwood, California. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

LA Uses 8.8 Percent Less Water Over Summer 2014 Despite Unusually High Temperatures

Water usage by residents in Los Angeles fell this summer from the levels used last year, LADWP officials reported Friday.

10/10/2014

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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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DWP Controversy As LA Fountains Continue Running During Drought

DWP Director of Water Operations Martin Adams says the agency has taken a leading role for consolidation in the state.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

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