Los Angeles and other California cities cut water use by a combined 31 percent in July, exceeding the governor’s statewide mandate to conserve, officials said Thursday.
Officials say a vehicle sheared a fire hydrant Thursday in Hollywood and sent water spewing into the air.
A statewide drought has drained $2.7 billion from California’s economy, University of California researchers announced Tuesday.
Cellphone video captured dozens of what appeared to be hundreds of stingrays in the water at Marina del Rey.
Crews were working Monday to repair a water main break that caused a sinkhole along a busy San Fernando Valley thoroughfare.
A ban has been put in place in Laguna Beach on all new pool construction due to the drought, meaning homeowners looking to beat the heat with a new pool are out of luck.
Los Angeles Fire Department boats and ground crews around 2 p.m. were called to 611 North Henry Ford Avenue, home of Chowder Barge.
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.
At a meeting Tuesday, commissioners from the L.A. Department of Water and Power decided to stay with the current three-day watering schedule.
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“The water was dripping, dripping, dripping. It was raining actually more in her house than it was outside,” said Eleanor DeMatteo.
The state of California has released a list of public beaches that will have showers turned off in an effort to save water.
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.
Now one Orange County company is helping homeowners save water through a special process usually reserved for purifying drinking water.
The state of California has ordered that public showers at state beaches be shut down in an attempt to save water.
Some California residents are finding themselves in an ironic bind where they have to pay more while using less water in the drought.