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LA County Officials Move To Echo State Water Conservation Effort

Officials in Los Angeles County Tuesday moved to put residents in step with California regulators regarding water wastage.

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Law Blocks Some Brown Lawn Fees During Droughts

Homeowner associations can no longer slap fines on residents with dry, brown lawns during droughts under legislation that took effect Monday.

07/21/2014

Venice Hydrant Geyser Spews 180,000 Gallons Of Water For Hours

Crews worked early Monday to seal a broken water hydrant in Venice, but not before an estimated 180,000 gallons flooded nearby streets, officials said.

07/21/2014

Wasting water could soon cost you $500. (credit: CBS)

Is Your Neighbor A Snitch? New Water Waster Hotline May Soon Find Out

“Hin Carla,” said the caller. “I want to report a house that is trying to drain the rest of the American River.”

07/18/2014

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Santa Ana Officials Dispute Ranking As State’s Top Water-Wasting City

Officials with the city of Santa Ana say they reject the findings of a report that claims residents in the Orange County city are the biggest water wasters in California.

07/18/2014

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To Water Or Not To Water? Glendora Residents Getting Mixed Messages Amid Drought

A Glendora couple who scaled back watering due to drought received a letter from the city warning that they could face fines if they don’t get their brown lawn green again.

07/17/2014

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California Approves Fines For Water-Wasters

The action on Tuesday by the State Water Quality Control Board came after its own survey showed that conservation measures to date have failed to achieve the 20 percent reduction in water use sought by Gov. Jerry Brown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/15/2014

Wasting water could soon cost you $500. (credit: CBS)

H2-Oh No! State Considers Huge Fines For People Who Waste Water

Georgia Dardenelle says, “Our water bills are going down.”

07/09/2014

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Adding Sprinkler Systems: What You Need To Know

Installing the right sprinkler system can save time and money, as well as conserve energy and water output. It can also increase the lushness and health of your lawn. Ready to get started?

07/09/2014

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4 Rescued From Rancho Palos Verdes Jetty As Lifeguards Order People To Stay Away From Area

KCAL9′s Kevin Takumi reports Los Angeles County lifeguards swam the group out to a boat after they were unable to return to a safe path as the tide came in.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2014

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California Board Considers Fines For Water Wasters

The State Water Resources Control Board next week is scheduled to consider draft emergency regulations made public Tuesday. They are intended to put teeth into conservation efforts that so far have produced disappointing results.

07/08/2014

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KNX 1070 Report: Calif. Officials To Talk Mandatory Water Rationing

Regulators are expected to consider statewide mandatory water conservation measures as the worst drought in recent memory grows more severe, according to a KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO report.

07/03/2014

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Reflecting Pool Drained At Getty Villa In Drought-Fighting Move

The ongoing drought emergency in California has prompted new water conservation measures at the Getty Center and Villa.

06/19/2014

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DWP Boosts ‘Cash In Your Lawn’ Rebate For Residential Customers

Angelenos can turn their water-friendly lawns into green for their pockets under a new Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) program.

06/19/2014

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Ventura Developers May Face Water Fee For New Construction Projects

Drought conditions in Southern California could lead to a water fee for new construction projects in the city of Ventura.

06/16/2014

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