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  • Water Tower park to be renamed for Jane Byrne

    Water Tower park to be renamed for Jane Byrne
    The park surrounding Chicago’s historic Water Tower would be renamed “Jane M. Byrne Plaza” in honor of the former mayor under a proposal endorsed today by the City Council Finance Committee. Aldermen set aside other proposed ways to...
  • Syrians flee broken Aleppo as army closes in

    Syrians flee broken Aleppo as army closes in
    Minutes after the barrel bomb eviscerated the crowded market, those still alive had to contend with matters of survival — and collecting what little remained of the dead. A woman with tired eyes walked away cradling a bottle of water and a few...
  • State craft brewers fear drought could alter business, and the beer

    State craft brewers fear drought could alter business, and the beer
    When Lagunitas Brewing Co. fills its beer bottles, Northern California's Russian River provides the main ingredient. Lagunitas has become one of the fastest-growing stars of California's booming craft beer scene. But the Russian River is shrinking after...
  • Water-use restrictions take effect in California; daily fines possible

    Water-use restrictions take effect in California; daily fines possible
    Tough new statewide regulations restricting outdoor water use took effect Tuesday, the same day millions of gallons of water gushed from a ruptured water main near the UCLA campus.  Under the emergency conservation restrictions, which were approved July...
  • UCLA water main rupture: Repairs to take 'extended period of time'

    UCLA water main rupture: Repairs to take 'extended period of time'
    Repairs to a ruptured water main near UCLA that gushed up to 10 million gallons of water onto Westwood roads as well as the campus will not be completed Wednesday and may take "an extended period of time," a utility official said. The effort to repair...
  • Glastonbury's Health Director retires

    Glastonbury's Director of Health is calling it a career after 34 years serving the town of Glastonbury. David Boone's last official day is July 31, although he will remain interim Health Director on an as-needed basis, until a new director takes the...
  • Council OKs renaming park to honor Jane Byrne

    Council OKs renaming park to honor Jane Byrne
    Renaming the park next to Chicago's historic Water Tower as Jane M. Byrne Plaza in honor of the former mayor was approved today by the City Council.    Aldermen a day earlier set aside other proposed ways to honor Byrne after the former mayor's daughter,...
  • UCLA flood: DWP should cover costs of water-main break, school says

    UCLA flood: DWP should cover costs of water-main break, school says
    UCLA flood damage costs caused by a ruptured water main should be paid by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, a university official said Wednesday, even as officials continued to tally the cost. “We believe all costs associated with...
  • Annenberg Foundation donating $500,000 to assure water for center

    Annenberg Foundation donating $500,000 to assure water for center
    The Annenberg Foundation said it will donate $500,000 to keep the water flowing at a home for developmentally disabled adults in the Santa Clarita area. Wallis Annenberg, the philanthropic foundation’s president and chief executive, decided to...
  • Lake Erie not alone in suffering from harmful algae

    Lake Erie not alone in suffering from harmful algae
    The crisis may have eased in Toledo, but the toxic algae in Lake Erie that contaminated the water supply for 500,000 people in Ohio continues to plague lakes and rivers across the country, including here in Maryland. Lake Williston, a swimming hole...
  • 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...