Water Usage

Lakewood, El Monte Among California's Best Water Savers In AugustLakewood was among one of California's top water-saving cities in August, reducing its water use by a whopping 30 percent in August, and the city of El Monte was not far behind, reducing its water use by 22.9 percent.
Fountain Valley Earns Top Water Conservation Spot In Orange CountyWhile California residents continue the struggle of trying to conserve water through the drought, one local community raised the bar for water management.
5 Tips For Conserving Water At HomeHere 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.
Chef Christopher Meehan Dishes Up Drought-Friendly MealsChef Christopher Meehan of Bistango joined us on KCAL9 Wednesday to share how to make some drought-friendly dishes.
Some Landlords In L.A. Want Tenants To Pay Water Bill In Exchange For Reduced RentSome landlords in Los Angeles are proposing a new way to conserve water: have tenants in rent-controlled buildings pay their own water bill.
Calif. Officials Warn Water Savings In February Were Worst YetCalifornia'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.
LA Uses 8.8 Percent Less Water Over Summer 2014 Despite Unusually High TemperaturesWater usage by residents in Los Angeles fell this summer from the levels used last year, LADWP officials reported Friday.
More Southern Californians Giving Up Water-Guzzling Lawns For RebatesAn 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.
DWP Controversy As LA Fountains Continue Running During DroughtDWP Director of Water Operations Martin Adams says the agency has taken a leading role for consolidation in the state.
Foothills Residents Urged To Limit Water UsageMetropolitan Water District officials are expected to ask more than 1.7 million foothill residents to scrimp on their water usage, starting Friday.
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