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Running On Empty: Water Source

Southern California lives or dies on imported water.

07/31/2014

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Running On Empty: No Water Shortage?

Some people say we have plenty of water, even though we’re in a drought.

07/31/2014

Actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Running On Empty: Ed Begley Jr.

If you want an example of how to make saving water your lifestyle, just ask actor / environmentalist Ed Begley Jr.

07/31/2014

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Running On Empty: KNX Time Machine

After consulting with a major climatologist, KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO put together a year-by-year look into the future what California might be like should our epic drought go on.

07/31/2014

USC School of Engineering Professor Lucio Soibelman (credit: CBS)

USC Professor: LA’s Aging Water Pipes Will Only Get Worse

Lucio Soibelman, a professor at USC’s School of Engineering, believes concerns over liability are hindering LADWP from conducting preventative measures.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/30/2014

Watering the polo field on 71 acres owned by Patrick Nesbitt in Carpinteria.  (Photo credit: Ed Mertz)

KNX Running On Empty: Drought Special Preview

When it comes to water, we are a state that is running on empty, as an epic drought goes from bad to worse with each passing dry day.

07/30/2014

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KNX On Your Corner: Placentia Water Tower

Placentia’s most famous landmark is hard to miss.

07/25/2014

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Research: California’s Drought Situation More Dire Than We Realize

Research shows California’s drought situation is much worse than officials realize.

07/25/2014

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LA County Officials Move To Echo State Water Conservation Effort

Officials in Los Angeles County Tuesday moved to put residents in step with California regulators regarding water wastage.

07/22/2014

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Law Blocks Some Brown Lawn Fees During Droughts

Homeowner associations can no longer slap fines on residents with dry, brown lawns during droughts under legislation that took effect Monday.

07/21/2014

Venice Hydrant Geyser Spews 180,000 Gallons Of Water For Hours

Crews worked early Monday to seal a broken water hydrant in Venice, but not before an estimated 180,000 gallons flooded nearby streets, officials said.

07/21/2014

Wasting water could soon cost you $500. (credit: CBS)

Is Your Neighbor A Snitch? New Water Waster Hotline May Soon Find Out

“Hin Carla,” said the caller. “I want to report a house that is trying to drain the rest of the American River.”

07/18/2014

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Santa Ana Officials Dispute Ranking As State’s Top Water-Wasting City

Officials with the city of Santa Ana say they reject the findings of a report that claims residents in the Orange County city are the biggest water wasters in California.

07/18/2014

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To Water Or Not To Water? Glendora Residents Getting Mixed Messages Amid Drought

A Glendora couple who scaled back watering due to drought received a letter from the city warning that they could face fines if they don’t get their brown lawn green again.

07/17/2014

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California Approves Fines For Water-Wasters

The action on Tuesday by the State Water Quality Control Board came after its own survey showed that conservation measures to date have failed to achieve the 20 percent reduction in water use sought by Gov. Jerry Brown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/15/2014

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