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Wild weather in Riverside Sunday downed this large tree. (credit: Terri Kasinga)

Riverside Co. Remains Under Flash Flood Watch

Riverside County will remain under a flash flood watch through Monday evening following severe storms that submerged cars and filled basements over the weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/08/2014

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Santa Clarita Valley’s Water Supply Hit Hard By Mega-Drought

Santa Clarita Valley water officials said they’ve had to shut down some of the wells that supply water for home and businesses because they’re drying up.

09/07/2014

Authorities say the arrival of two "Super-Scooper" aircraft and an Erikson "Helitanker" are arriving just in time for fire season. (Photo credit: Jeff Nguyen)

LA County Receives ‘Super Scoopers’ Ahead Of Potentially Tough Fire Season

Los Angeles County firefighters are ready for what some say could be a particularly harsh fire season, and they’ve got the hardware to back it up.

09/03/2014

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DWP To Explore Pricing Tiers Based On Residents’ Water Usage

Would adding a more complex pricing structure at the DWP encourage customers to cut back on their water usage?

09/02/2014

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Calif. On Verge Of Regulating Groundwater Supply For 1st Time

The state Assembly on Friday voted 44-27 to send the bill, AB1739, to Gov. Jerry Brown, whose administration has been shaping the rules. Two companion bills were sent to the Senate and were expected to win approval later in the day.

08/29/2014

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Seal Beach Residents Fear High Tide Will Flood Their Homes Again

Crews Wednesday were cleaning up and preparing for high tide after a large surge overnight brought two to three feet of standing water to the Seal Beach boardwalk.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2014

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DWP Boosts Staffing To Educate LA Water Wasters

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is stepping up enforcement efforts to promote water conservation during the statewide drought.

08/19/2014

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Cleanup Of Polluted Wells Could Be Key To Water Recycling

A Southland lawmaker and utility officials held a “water summit” Friday to encourage voters to approve a $7.5 billion bond measure on the ballot in November.

08/15/2014

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‘Fracking’ Opponents Renew Calls For Moratorium Amid Drought

Southland activists and California climate and water experts Wednesday called for officials to impose a moratorium on a controversial natural gas extraction method due to the statewide drought.

08/13/2014

A look inside the old water main pipe that busted on Sunset Blvd by UCLA. (Photo credit: Margaret Carrero)

LA Mayor Heads For Sacramento In Push For Water Bond, Film Tax Credits

Mayor Eric Garcetti will be in Sacramento Wednesday ahead of vote by state lawmakers to overhaul an $11 billion water bond.

08/13/2014

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Long Beach Cuts Water Use To Lowest Level In Over Half A Century

As much of the Southland struggles to curb water waste amid a statewide drought, Long Beach is set to make history for some of its lowest water usage in nearly 60 years.

08/12/2014

(Photo courtesy Slide The City)

What Drought? Petition Blasts Proposed 1,000-Foot Water Slide In Downtown LA

Opponents of a proposed water slide event are calling on city officials to reconsider their plans in the face of the ongoing statewide drought.

08/11/2014

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5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids

Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.

08/11/2014

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OC Officials Turn To Mosquito-Eating Fish To Stem West Nile Threat

As the Southland struggles under drought conditions, officials Thursday gave the public yet another reason not to let water run into the gutter: West Nile Virus.

08/07/2014

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Arcadia City Council To Vote On Tightening Water Restrictions

KCAL9’s Adrianna weingold reports the city council plans to vote on a measure Tuesday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/05/2014

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