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Mandatory Water Restrictions Made Official Monday As State Raises Drought Emergency Level

Monday marked a point in California’s drought saga in which talk progressed into action.

New mandatory water restrictions became official Monday, following months of discussion and debate, as the state continues to battle the historic drought.

06/01/2015

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5 Tips For Conserving Water At Home

Here in dry, dusty Southern California, dealing with the worst drought in state history has become the “new normal.” In my home, we’ve cut back on showers and watering the lawn.

05/26/2015

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Coast Guard Assists Boat Taking On Water In San Pedro

Officials Monday are assisting a boat that is taking on water in San Pedro.

05/25/2015

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Water-Wasters In These Areas Could Face Triple The Fines

Water customers in some Southern California areas could pay triple fines if they don’t cut back enough during the drought.

05/23/2015

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LA City Council Approves New Phase In Water Conservation Efforts

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved a new phase in the city’s effort to conserve water.

05/20/2015

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Vehicle Shears Hydrant In Lynwood

Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel were called to MLK and Bullis around 7:20 p.m.

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Residents Urged To Turn Off Sprinklers For A Week After Pair Of Storms

Southern California may still be a little soggy, but officials said Friday it will take far more rain and conservation to end the state’s four-year drought.

05/15/2015

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Ask A Los Angeles Expert: How To Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

One of the biggest challenges Los Angeles pet owners face is keeping their pets cool during the summer months. But there are a number of things pet owners can do to keep their animals comfortable on hot days.

05/15/2015

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Could Desalination Be The Solution To California’s Water Crisis? Israel Shows How New Technology Helped Beat Drought

As California’s drought crisis continues to get worse civil engineers have looked to some of the world’s driest regions for possible solutions.

05/14/2015

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LADWP Crews Work On 4th Water Main Break In As Many Days In Beverly Grove

Crews Wednesday worked on a fourth water main break in as many days in Beverly Grove.

05/13/2015

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Crews Work To Repair Massive Hole In West Hollywood Caused By Water Main Break

Crews Monday were working to repair a massive hole in West Hollywood caused by a water main break.

05/11/2015

Bottled-Water Business In California Grows Despite Drought

The San Francisco Chronicle reports Sunday that the Crystal Geyser Water Co. is opening the latest of more than 100 water-bottling operations by various companies in the state.

05/10/2015

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DWP Officials Outline Plan To Capture, Reuse Storm Drain Water

Officials with LADWP unveiled the plan after tens of thousands of gallons of reservoir water were lost in Eagle Rock when it was released into streets and storm drains.

05/06/2015

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California Regulators Approve Unprecedented Water Cutbacks

California water regulators have adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions on how people and businesses can use water amid the state’s ongoing drought.

05/05/2015

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Long Beach Residents Complain Of Foul Odor In Tap Water

Residents in Long Beach are complaining of a foul odor coming from their water.

05/05/2015

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