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  • Local water supply 'surpasses standards'

    As part of a pilot program this year, the Mesa Water District recently released its annual water quality report online. The 2014 report details testing and safety standards for the district's water in 2013. It also breaks down how much of any given...
  • Intersex fish found in 3 Pennsylvania river basins

    Intersex fish found in 3 Pennsylvania river basins
    Male fish carrying eggs – intersex fish – have been found in Pennsylvania's Susquehanna, Delaware and Ohio river basins, a sign that the water may be tainted with chemicals, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The research found that...
  • Water main break in Burbank causes sinkhole, closes roads

    Water main break in Burbank causes sinkhole, closes roads
    Water rushing from a broken main under a parking lot at a Burbank Fire Department training center late Tuesday afternoon caused a partial collapse of the asphalt, authorities said.  The broken water main is at 1845 N. Ontario Street. The Fire Department...
  • 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...
  • Colorado River researchers find signs of ancient, devastating floods

    Colorado River researchers find signs of ancient, devastating floods
    Scientists say it would have been a catastrophe of unprecedented proportions. If the Glen Canyon Dam had failed, it would have changed the lives of millions of people and reshaped the history of the American West. Only a lucky break in the weather...
  • Mailbag: Costa Mesa should add to reserve funds

    After reading Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer's commentary, "City is gaining on its most serious issues" (May 28), I had to comment on some omissions. Righeimer likes to take credit for the improved city budget, but he fails to mention that an improved...
  • 'Chinatown' in real life: In L.A., you have to follow the water

     'Chinatown' in real life: In L.A., you have to follow the water
    It's been 40 years since the June 20, 1974, opening of "Chinatown," the fictionalized drama about power, corruption and what is arguably L.A.'s most crucial resource: water. The iconic film was Hollywood's make-believe version of an undying reality: In L....
  • 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...
  • As California drought gets worse, water use dips modestly

    As California drought gets worse, water use dips modestly
    Amid signs that California's drought conditions are worsening, the state reported that water consumption in the state has declined modestly. The State Water Resources Control Board reported that water use was down 5% through May. The report was based on...
  • 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...
  • Water war bubbling up between California and Arizona

    Water war bubbling up between California and Arizona
    Once upon a time, California and Arizona went to war over water. The year was 1934, and Arizona was convinced that the construction of Parker Dam on the lower Colorado River was merely a plot to enable California to steal its water rights. Its governor,...