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  • How drought-friendly are swimming pools?

    To the editor: This article told two important stories: First, pools consume somewhat less water than a traditional lawn of the same size, and second, covered pools cut water evaporation by nearly half.
  • L.A. takes gentle approach to conserving water during drought

     L.A. takes gentle approach to conserving water during drought
    For all the tough talk about cracking down on water wasters, Los Angeles and other California cities are choosing gentle coaxing over costly fines. Los Angeles officials announced Monday that they are beefing up their water-wasting patrols but will keep...

    Toledo, Ohio, lifts ban on its drinking water

    Toledo, Ohio, lifts ban on its drinking water
    A ban on drinking tap water in Toledo was lifted early Monday after tests showed that toxins were no longer at dangerous levels from algae on Lake Erie, the mayor's office said. "Our water is safe," Mayor Michael Collins said at a Monday news conference...

    Highland Park, Deerfield issue temporary bans on outdoor water use

    Highland Park, Deerfield issue temporary bans on outdoor water use
    Highland Park and Deerfield have temporarily banned outdoor water use after an unexpected problem during a water treatment plant upgrade. Officials on Monday morning reported "intermittent problems" at the water treatment plant in Highland Park,...

    L.A. dramatically increases 'water cops' staffing as drought worsens

    L.A. dramatically increases 'water cops' staffing as drought worsens
    Los Angeles officials announced Monday they are beefing up their water-wasting patrols. But just don’t call them "water cops." Until now, the Department of Water and Power has assigned just one inspector to drive around handling complaints of...