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Floating Wilmington Restaurant Evacuated Due To Leak, Crews Dewatering

Los Angeles Fire Department boats and ground crews around 2 p.m. were called to 611 North Henry Ford Avenue, home of Chowder Barge.

23 hours ago

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California Launches Website Where People Can Snitch On Water Wasters

California has multiple restrictions on water use, including banning washing cars with hoses that don’t shut off and restricting lawn-watering within two days of rainfall. But enforcement varies widely across the parched state.

07/31/2015

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LA Commissioners Consider Further Restricting 3-Day Watering Schedule

At a meeting Tuesday, commissioners from the L.A. Department of Water and Power decided to stay with the current three-day watering schedule.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/21/2015

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Nearly 3 Dozen Huntington Beach Apartment Residents Forced Out After Weather-Related Ceiling Collapse

“The water was dripping, dripping, dripping. It was raining actually more in her house than it was outside,” said Eleanor DeMatteo.

07/19/2015

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List Of Shower Shutdowns At California State Beaches

The state of California has released a list of public beaches that will have showers turned off in an effort to save water.

07/15/2015

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‘Beginning Of The End’ For Lawns? Officials Order Limits On Water Use For Landscaping

State officials Wednesday ordered an end to traditional grassy lawns for new homes and businesses as they continue targeting ornamental landscapes as a waste of water.

07/15/2015

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OC Company Helps Homeowners Save Water By Purifying Pools

Now one Orange County company is helping homeowners save water through a special process usually reserved for purifying drinking water.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/14/2015

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Public Showers At California State Beaches To Shut Down In Effort To Save Water

The state of California has ordered that public showers at state beaches be shut down in an attempt to save water.

07/12/2015

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Highlights: Californians Paying More For Water In Drought

Some California residents are finding themselves in an ironic bind where they have to pay more while using less water in the drought.

07/05/2015

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Water Pipe Bursts In El Sereno, Leaving 20 Customers Without Service

Los Angeles fire crews responded to flooding in the 5200 block of East Huntington Drive South around 2:30 a.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/04/2015

The Los Angeles Aqueduct carries water from the snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountains, which carry less snow than normal, to major urban areas of Southern California.

DWP To Unveil Plan To Capture Storm Runoff In Drought-Fighting Effort

The Department of Water and Power plans to capture storm water runoff and use it to refill underground supplies rather than allow it to drain into the ocean via storm channels.

06/25/2015

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California: Many Farmers Miss Deadline To Report Water Cuts

Data show less than a third of the farmers, water districts and communities responded to the broadest conservation order for those with nearly ironclad water rights by the State Water Resources Control Board.

06/22/2015

The Silver Lake Reservoir was disconnected in Dec. 2013 and no longer meets federal standards for storing drinking water. (CBS)

Pipeline Work To Force SoCal Reservoirs To Go Offline

Two Southland reservoirs are set to be taken offline for repair and renovation work this summer amid an already historic drought.

06/15/2015

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Scientist Says ‘June Gloom’ Disappearing As Weather Ripple Effect Escalates Drought

Scientists say a ripple effect is making California’s drought even worse, as the state’s annual “June Gloom” cloud cover has been disappearing over recent years.

06/08/2015

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LA County Board Of Supervisors Approves Water Conservation Plan

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has approved a conservation plan which will assess doubled — not tripled — charges for some water customers.

06/02/2015

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