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Castaic Lake. (credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

California Loses Ground In Drought Water-Saving

Californians are losing ground on compliance with a state goal to cut water use by 20 percent during the drought, according to statewide water-use figures released Tuesday.

12/02/2014

Castaic Lake. (credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

California Water Officials See Hope In 2015

State water officials say they’re entering California’s wet season with a glimmer of optimism, following three drought years.

12/01/2014

(CBS)

PCH Partially Reopened After Water Main Break In Malibu

Crews continued repairs Friday on a water main rupture along Pacific Coast Highway that opened a sinkhole that size of a small car, officials said.

11/28/2014

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Water Main Break Knocks Out Water Service, Restrooms At LAX Terminal

A water main break Monday under a parking structure knocked out water service one terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said.

11/24/2014

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Long Beach Residents Face Tougher Water Use Restrictions

City officials in Long Beach are imposing tougher water restrictions as the drought situation worsens.

11/21/2014

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Report: Over 500 Water Main Breaks In Hollywood Hills Area Since ’09

Officials have blamed aging infrastructure as the primary factor in a sharp rise in the number of water main breaks across Los Angeles, but new data shows some neighborhoods may be worse off than others.

11/07/2014

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Despite Cutbacks, LA Water Usage Still Twice As High As San Francisco

Angelenos have made some cutbacks to water use during the statewide drought, but California officials say the Southland can do even more to conserve.

11/04/2014

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Garcetti Convenes LA ‘Water Cabinet’, Ups Turf Removal Rebate

The DWP is increasing its rebate for replace your lawn with drought-resistant plants to $3.75 a square foot from the prior $3 a square foot, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday.

11/03/2014

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Sinkhole From Wilmington Water Main Break Forces Street Closure

A water main break in Wilmington produced a giant sinkhole Friday that forced the closure of a busy street.

10/31/2014

(CBS)

Water Main Break Leaves Dozens Of Silver Lake Residents Without Service

Residents in one Silver Lake neighborhood may not have water in their pipes until Thursday afternoon following a water main break.

10/30/2014

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Santa Monica City Council To Consider Mandatory Water Restrictions

Mandatory water restrictions could be on tap for residents in Santa Monica.

10/28/2014

Gov. Jerry Brown (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Brown: California Needs Long-Term Vision On Water

Addressing California’s longstanding water problems will take tens of billions of dollars more and a large dose of political compromise, but the epic drought may provide new motivation, Gov. Jerry Brown told a Stanford University water conference on Monday.

10/20/2014

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LA Mayor Calls For Cuts To Water Usage, DWP Imports To Fight Drought

It was not immediately known what specific steps Mayor Garcetti would be ordering in terms of increased conservation or enforcement of water usage.

10/14/2014

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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Angelenos Urged To ‘Go Dirty For The Drought’, Give Up Car Washes For 60 Days

How dirty are you willing to let your car get to save water during the historic statewide drought?

10/08/2014

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