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Electronic Highway Signs Urge Calif. Drivers To Conserve Water

Hundreds of electronic highway signs were being activated Tuesday to urge drivers in Southern California and statewide to conserve water.

02/11/2014

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Compton Lawmaker: California Water Reservoirs ‘Very, Very Low’

A Southern California state lawmaker issued a dire warning Friday about water supplies and called for public officials to assist local conservation efforts.

02/07/2014

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Marina Water Quality Plan Calls For Boat Owners To Replace Copper Paint

Water quality regulators were set to consider a plan Thursday to reduce pollution in Marina del Rey Harbor.

02/06/2014

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Study To Monitor SoCal Kelp For Fukushima Radiation

Scientists will begin testing local kelp beds later this month for radioactive contamination that may have drifted east from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in 2011.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014

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Sacramento Delta Water Will No Longer Be Allocated To Southern California

Director of the California Department of Water Resources Mark Cowin Friday announced the allocation of Sacramento Delta water to Southern California is going from five percent to zero.

CBS Los Angeles–01/31/2014

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Experts Push For Water Conservation As Californians Face A Dry 2014

Experts are pushing for water conservation as Californians face another dry year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/08/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

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.

Consumer Group Warns Delta ‘Twin Tunnels’ Plan May Cost Ratepayers

Community leaders and consumer watchdog groups were set Wednesday to voice their opposition to a Northern California tunnels project that could impact neighborhoods here in the Southland.

12/18/2013

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Contractors Wary Of Looming Calif. Home Improvement Law

If you’re planning to remodel your kitchen or make other home improvements in 2014, it could cost you more than you’re willing to spend.

12/16/2013

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Yellow Tap Water Has Sierra Madre Residents Seeing Red

They say the water is perfectly safe to drink – but residents call it embarrassing.

12/11/2013

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The World’s Most Incredible Underwater Hotel Rooms

If you’re looking for an unusual tropical vacation this time around, check out the world’s most incredible underwater hotel rooms.

11/26/2013

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UCLA Project Eyes 100 Percent Reliance On Renewable Energy, Water Sources

An environmental research project at UCLA is aiming to make Los Angeles 100 percent reliant on renewable energy and local water supplies without hurting biodiversity by 2050.

11/15/2013

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SoCal Lawmakers Eye Ban On Plastic Water Bottles At City-Sponsored Events

A Southern California city is considering phasing out the use of plastic water bottles at city-sponsored events.

11/11/2013

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.

LA Aqueduct Marks 100 Years Of Water Flowing To SoCal

Mayor Eric Garcetti and other city officials took part in a reenactment ceremony to mark the anniversary Los Angeles’ first aqueduct on Tuesday.

11/05/2013

Lake Hollywood Reservoir (courtesy Facebook)

Dry Winter May Fuel Statewide Conservation Measures

Southern California may be forced to take conservation steps next year in the face of a potential water shortage, state water officials said Monday.

10/28/2013

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