Oil companies in California have been allowed to dump waste materials into underground aquifers that hold water for irrigation and drinking, according to an Associated Press report.
City officials were set Friday to install high-tech pipes to help make of the San Fernando Valley’s biggest hospitals ready for the next big quake.
Californians are losing ground on compliance with a state goal to cut water use by 20 percent during the drought, according to statewide water-use figures released Tuesday.
State water officials say they’re entering California’s wet season with a glimmer of optimism, following three drought years.
Crews continued repairs Friday on a water main rupture along Pacific Coast Highway that opened a sinkhole that size of a small car, officials said.
A water main break Monday under a parking structure knocked out water service one terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said.
City officials in Long Beach are imposing tougher water restrictions as the drought situation worsens.
Officials have blamed aging infrastructure as the primary factor in a sharp rise in the number of water main breaks across Los Angeles, but new data shows some neighborhoods may be worse off than others.
Angelenos have made some cutbacks to water use during the statewide drought, but California officials say the Southland can do even more to conserve.
The DWP is increasing its rebate for replace your lawn with drought-resistant plants to $3.75 a square foot from the prior $3 a square foot, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday.
A water main break in Wilmington produced a giant sinkhole Friday that forced the closure of a busy street.
Residents in one Silver Lake neighborhood may not have water in their pipes until Thursday afternoon following a water main break.
Mandatory water restrictions could be on tap for residents in Santa Monica.
Addressing California’s longstanding water problems will take tens of billions of dollars more and a large dose of political compromise, but the epic drought may provide new motivation, Gov. Jerry Brown told a Stanford University water conference on Monday.
It was not immediately known what specific steps Mayor Garcetti would be ordering in terms of increased conservation or enforcement of water usage.