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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

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

H2-Oh No! State Considers Huge Fines For People Who Waste Water

Georgia Dardenelle says, “Our water bills are going down.”

07/09/2014

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Adding Sprinkler Systems: What You Need To Know

Installing the right sprinkler system can save time and money, as well as conserve energy and water output. It can also increase the lushness and health of your lawn. Ready to get started?

07/09/2014

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4 Rescued From Rancho Palos Verdes Jetty As Lifeguards Order People To Stay Away From Area

KCAL9’s Kevin Takumi reports Los Angeles County lifeguards swam the group out to a boat after they were unable to return to a safe path as the tide came in.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2014

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California Board Considers Fines For Water Wasters

The State Water Resources Control Board next week is scheduled to consider draft emergency regulations made public Tuesday. They are intended to put teeth into conservation efforts that so far have produced disappointing results.

07/08/2014

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KNX 1070 Report: Calif. Officials To Talk Mandatory Water Rationing

Regulators are expected to consider statewide mandatory water conservation measures as the worst drought in recent memory grows more severe, according to a KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO report.

07/03/2014

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Reflecting Pool Drained At Getty Villa In Drought-Fighting Move

The ongoing drought emergency in California has prompted new water conservation measures at the Getty Center and Villa.

06/19/2014

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DWP Boosts ‘Cash In Your Lawn’ Rebate For Residential Customers

Angelenos can turn their water-friendly lawns into green for their pockets under a new Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) program.

06/19/2014

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Ventura Developers May Face Water Fee For New Construction Projects

Drought conditions in Southern California could lead to a water fee for new construction projects in the city of Ventura.

06/16/2014

Officials say the first phase of construction on the Griffith Park water recycling project is now underway. (Photo courtesy DWP)

Crews Begin Work On Griffith Park Water Recycling Project

Construction was underway Friday on a connecting pipeline that is expected to divert reclaimed and treated water to Griffith Park.

05/16/2014

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Riverside County Customers Urged To Conserve Water As 2nd Treatment Plant Goes Offline

Inland Empire residents were being urged Friday to suspend outdoor watering and limit indoor use through the weekend.

05/09/2014

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Customers Urged To Cut Water Use After Treatment Plant Shutdown

Residents and businesses across the Southland are being asked to cut back on their water use over the next several days while a regional water treatment plant is shut down for drought-related upgrades.

05/08/2014

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Santa Barbara Looks To Sea For Water In Drought

With California in a drought, the coastal city of Santa Barbara is thinking about firing up a desalination plant that has been in storage for more than two decades.

05/04/2014

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Farmers To Get More Water As Officials Ease Drought-Related Cutbacks

Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease water cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials announced on Friday.

04/18/2014

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