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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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Metropolitan Water District Committee Votes To Advance Proposal To Slash Deliveries

The planning committee for the Metropolitan Water District has approved a 15 percent reduction in water deliveries to agencies across Southern California.

04/13/2015

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No Water Woes For Costa Mesa? City Is Self-Sufficient When It Comes To Its Supply

Despite California’s escalating drought, one local city isn’t having to rely on outside sources for its water supply.

04/10/2015

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Water Board Report: Small OC Town Using More Water Per Day Than Beverly Hills

As the state, ever drought-weary, continues to crack down on water-abusing communities, a neighborhood in Orange County has been exposed as having used more water per person and per home than any other community in either Los Angeles or Orange counties.

04/08/2015

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Calif. Officials Warn Water Savings In February Were Worst Yet

California’s water board said Tuesday that residents saved less water in February than in any other month since it began tracking conservation efforts last summer.

04/07/2015

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California Water Authorities To Use New Tool In Fight Against Water Wasters

Water authorities are using a new tool in a major effort to crack down on people and businesses wasting water, in light of new water restrictions issued by Governor Jerry Brown to fight the drought.

04/06/2015

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Ruptured Main Leaves Hancock Park Residents Without Water

Residents in Hancock Park were without water Monday as crews worked to repair a broken water main, officials said.

04/06/2015

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks to reporters at the site of a manual snow survey on April 1, 2015 in Phillips, California. The recorded level is zero, the lowest in recorded history for California. Gov. Brown went on to announce mandatory statewide water restrictions. credit: Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Defends Drought Order That Doesn’t Limit Farmers

Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday defended his order requiring Californians statewide to cut back on their water use in a historic mandate that spares those who consume the most — farmers.

04/05/2015

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Amid Severe Drought, LA County Waterworks Facilities Lose 82K Gallons After Water Pump Malfunction

Just days after Governor Jerry Brown ordered state-wide reductions during one of the worst droughts in the state’s history, the Val Verde facilities lost a total of 82,000 gallons following a water pump malfunction.

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LADWP On State-Ordered Water Cutbacks: We’ve Already Been Doing That For Years

Gov. Jerry Brown called on cities this week to cut water consumption by 25 percent to combat the severe drought plaguing the state.

04/04/2015

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Facing Lowest Snowpack Levels Ever, Brown Orders Statewide Mandatory Water Cuts

California Gov. Jerry Brown has announced statewide mandatory water reductions for the first time ever as the state saw the lowest snowpack levels ever recorded.

04/01/2015

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Water Main Break In Cheviot Hills Leaves Dozens Of Residents Without Running Water

Crews say a six-inch pipe along South Corning Street burst around 5:30 a.m. Sunday, flooding the neighborhood.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/29/2015

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Calif. Senate Moves $1B Water Plan Amid Drought

The state Senate on Wednesday approved a $1 billion proposal to speed up spending on water projects and offer about $75 million in immediate aid to residents and wildlife in drought-stricken California.

03/26/2015

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Officials OK New Water Conservation Measures

State water officials Tuesday voted in favor of new changes for water usage as California heads into a fourth drought year.

03/17/2015

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