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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...

    L.A's water ruler, DWP chief Marcie Edwards, on keeping the city hydrated

    L.A's water ruler, DWP chief Marcie Edwards, on keeping the city hydrated
    The Department of Water and Power began 107 years ago, after Los Angeles bought back the civic water system from a group of privateers. Like its top man, William Mulholland, who began as a ditch-digger, the new DWP chief, Marcie Edwards, also started at...

    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...

    St. Charles OKs funding for Red Gate water tower

    St. Charles OKs funding for Red Gate water tower
    St. Charles City Council approved on Monday a nearly $3.7 million bid to construct 1.5 million-gallon water tower at the corner of Red Gate Road and Route 25. The council voted unanimously to issue a notice of intent to award the construction project to...