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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

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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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Officials Mark 100th Anniversary Of LA County Flood Control District

With a whoosh and a cloud of mist, millions of gallons of water were released into the San Gabriel River Friday.

05/01/2015

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Gardena Residents Ask Erin Brockovich For Help In Fight Over Water They Say Is Black, Murky

Gardena residents battling their utility provider over water they say is black and murky have called on well-known environmental advocate Erin Brockovich to push for change.

04/30/2015

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Local Volunteers To Deliver Drinking-Water Filters To Devastated Nepal

A number of Southland volunteers are set to travel to earthquake-stricken Nepal, where, among other things, survivors are in need of clean drinking water.

04/27/2015

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Beverly Hills Bans Residents From Filling New Swimming Pools

Residents living in California’s most famous zip code will no longer be allowed to fill new swimming pools and could face $1,000 fines for water violations.

04/22/2015

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Ruling Against Tiered Water Rates Puts ‘Straitjacket’ On Local Government, Brown Says

A California appeals court has ruled that San Juan Capistrano’s tiered water-rates are unconstitutional.

04/20/2015

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Agency To Update Drought Plan Mandating Water Cuts In Cities

California water regulators are postponing release of a new plan to get cities to reduce water use by as much as a third.

04/17/2015

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Compton Official Warns Water Usage Penalties Could Sink Lower-Income Families

Officials in Compton and other lower-income cities are warning that residents may be unable to bear any additional financial burden imposed by mandatory water restrictions.

04/16/2015

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Experts: Expect California Water Bills To Escalate Despite Reduced Water Use

If you’re a California resident, you may soon start receiving bigger water bills, even if you do your part in reducing your water usage.

04/14/2015

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Officials Vote To Slash Water Deliveries In Response To ‘Unprecedented’ Drought

The Metropolitan Water District voted Tuesday to slash regional water deliveries by 15 percent as California grapples with a fourth year of drought.

04/14/2015

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Busted Sprinkler Spews Water Onto 170 Freeway During Morning Commute

A busted sprinkler sprayed water onto the 170 Freeway in North Hollywood for more than an hour Tuesday morning amid one of the worst droughts in California’s history.

04/14/2015

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