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.
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.
Gov. Jerry Brown called on cities this week to cut water consumption by 25 percent to combat the severe drought plaguing the state.
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.
Crews say a six-inch pipe along South Corning Street burst around 5:30 a.m. Sunday, flooding the neighborhood.
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.
State water officials Tuesday voted in favor of new changes for water usage as California heads into a fourth drought year.
The drought has water agencies in Southern California offering big bucks for water belonging to Northern California rice farmers.
The largest moon in the solar system harbors a salty ocean beneath its icy shell, the latest member to join a growing club of watery moons, NASA said Thursday.
A man was taken into custody Thursday on suspicion of driving under the influence after bumping a police cruiser and crashing into a fire hydrant in Hollywood.
No injuries were reported.
Local water experts have a plan to address chloride discharge from sewage plants in Stevenson Ranch, involving a deep-well injection system.
Los Angeles County officials were set to vote Tuesday on whether to increase fines for wasting water.
State oil and gas regulators on Monday released a plan they sent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week for bringing the state back into compliance with federal safe-drinking water requirements.
Persistent drought conditions could trigger mandatory water rationing measures throughout Southern California for the second time in six years, officials said Monday.