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  • What does drought-stricken California need? A water bond.

    What does drought-stricken California need? A water bond.
    Los Angeles has begun a historic drive to decrease its dependence on imported water. The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, the state's precarious water switching station and the key to the survival not only of salmon and other threatened species but...
  • Brown's water tunnel job claims generating controversy

    Brown's water tunnel job claims generating controversy
    A bold, $25-billion plan to ship more water to Southern California could create tens of thousands of new jobs a year for decades, a Brown administration study says. And even though the plan is at least two years from possible final approval, it is...
  • High flows on Gunpowder stir debate

    High flows on Gunpowder stir debate
    Tucked amid the woods of northern Baltimore County is one of Maryland's natural gems — the Big Gunpowder Falls, a nationally renowned trout stream that draws anglers from far and wide to try their skills and luck in the cold, rushing water. But...
  • Don't privatize Baltimore water [Letter]

    Don't privatize Baltimore water [Letter]
    The presence of the private water industry at this week's United States Conference of Mayors meeting threatens public health and democracy in Baltimore. Time and time again, experiences in other cities that have privatized their water systems have...
  • Frankfort buys more downtown property

    Frankfort buys more downtown property
    Frankfort has secured another building block for bolstering its downtown. Trustees voted 5-0 on Monday to approve the $275,000 acquisition of the Fra-Milco Cabinet Company property at 2 Smith St. Brothers Fred and Tom Mrozek, in business more than...
  • 'Chinatown' was just a movie; focus on real water solutions

    To the editor: Like the movie "Chinatown," Gary Polakovic's piece is entertaining and sensational. But it omits key points. ("'Chinatown' in real life: In L.A., you have to follow the water," Op-Ed, June 19) For example, not one word is written about...
  • Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director

    Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director
    Thomas D. McKewen, a materials recovery and waste management expert who was the founding director of Maryland Environmental Service, died June 13 of congestive heart failure at his home in Ashburn, Va. The former Towson resident was 86. "I had been...
  • Glen Ellyn OKs $300K deal to fix manholes

     Glen Ellyn OKs $300K deal to fix manholes
    Glen Ellyn trustees on Monday approved a $300,000 expense to fix manholes in the village. The money will fix approximately 105 of the town's 600 manholes, said Public Works Director Julius Hansen. Trustees voted unanimously at the June 23 meeting to...
  • The choice: your drinking water, or your green lawn

    To the editor: Thanks to Jay Famiglietti for the no-nonsense piece on water use in Southern California. ("How much water does California have left?," Op-Ed, July 8) Where I reside in south Orange County, nearly all of the potable water is imported,...
  • Outline sheds new light on Brown's $6-billion water bond plan

    Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal for a pared-down $6-billion water bond would include $1.5 billion for water quality projects such as groundwater cleanup and $1.5 billion for watershed protection, according to an outline provided to stakeholders. An...
  • Broken water main closes Burbank fire training center

    Broken water main closes Burbank fire training center
    Spillage from a broken water main may have closed down the Burbank Fire Department's training facility but it turned streets into a mini-water park for neighbors and children. Footage from KTLA showed children frolicking on Ontario Street on Tuesday...