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  • Save water now, or face the consequences later

    Save water now, or face the consequences later
    To the editor: You would think that a serious drought would require serious action. But it seems that water use actually has gone up. The trouble is, as with global warming, too many people either deny the drought's existence or just think it needs to be waited out. ("L.A. takes gentle approach to conserving water during drought," Aug. 18)
  • Rights to California surface water far greater than average runoff

    California over the last century has issued water rights that amount to roughly five times the state’s average annual runoff, according to new research that underscores a chronic imbalance between supply and demand. That there are more rights than...

    Ban on outdoor water use lifted in Highland Park, Deerfield

    Ban on outdoor water use lifted in Highland Park, Deerfield
    The ban on outdoor water use in Highland Park and Deerfield was lifted today after problems at the Highland Park water treatment plant were resolved, officials said. The temporary ban was issued on Monday after strainers were discovered to be clogged at...

    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...

    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,...