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  • 'Hi, do you have water?' In a Central Calif. town, answer is often no.

    'Hi, do you have water?' In a Central Calif. town, answer is often no.
    The grandmother sat outside in her Sunday best next to a house with peeling paint, her canned iced tea resting on top of a washing machine that didn't work. She'd been without running water for four months.
  • 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. Had the headline read "Use of pool covers...

    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...

    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...