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  • Water shortage divides Californians on solutions and blame

    Water shortage divides Californians on solutions and blame
    The vast majority of Californians believe, unsurprisingly, that the state is in the throes of a serious water crisis. But many disagree about what can be done about it. About 54% of Golden State voters believe farmers could cut down on their water...
  • Illinois could be first state to ban microbeads

    Illinois could be first state to ban microbeads
    The tiny plastic particles found in many facial cleansers and soaps promise a gentle scrubbing and luxuriously smooth skin. But those little beads of grit are also piling up in waterways, where they can suck up toxins and harm wildlife,...
  • Letter: Rebates can help with turf removal

    The city of La CaƱada Flintridge’s deeply rooted lush lawn traditions are tied to a romance with the English or cottage garden. Today, there is essentially one way most residents envision landscapes for their homes: a green lawn accompanied by...
  • Judges overturn rulings on Sacramento River contracts

    Judges overturn rulings on Sacramento River contracts
    A decision by a federal appeals court Wednesday could allow for changes in water deliveries to irrigation districts that hold senior rights to Sacramento River supplies. The unanimous opinion by an 11-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • Review: 'Watermark' is an immersive experience in global water use

     Review: 'Watermark' is an immersive experience in global water use
    If "Watermark" does nothing else, it will make you question society's contradictory view of water use. The clear liquid is as essential to human life as it is threatened, yet we don't seem to be able to do what it takes to make sure it stays available...
  • Drought -- and neighbors -- press Las Vegas to conserve water

    Drought -- and neighbors -- press Las Vegas to conserve water
    LAS VEGAS — Deep beneath Lake Mead, a 23-foot-tall tunnel-boring machine grinds through stubborn bedrock in a billion-dollar effort to make sure water continues flowing to this thirsty resort city. For six years, the Southern Nevada Water...
  • Wheaton to replace all water meters

     Wheaton to replace all water meters
    The city of Wheaton will be spending about $2.63 million to replace all water meters over the next four years. City Council members unanimously approved the measure Monday, awarding the bid to Midwest Meter Inc. Water meters have a life expectancy...
  • Nonprofit group files petition against Burbank IKEA expansion

    Nonprofit group files petition against Burbank IKEA expansion
    A social advocacy nonprofit organization is asking a judge to void the city’s approval of the IKEA expansion project, arguing that the city failed to prepare an adequate environmental impact report, records show. Citizens Advocating Rational...
  • Water line struggle likely to continue

    Water line struggle likely to continue
    Five Will County towns whose legal battle to seize control of a private water line hit a snag last month have refocused their efforts. The Northern Will County Water Agency — comprising Bolingbrook, Homer Glen, Romeoville, Lemont and Woodridge &#...
  • Letters: Arguing over water

    Letters: Arguing over water
    Re “Drying up the delta,” March 23 Bettina Boxall's front-page article — accompanied by striking photos of flooded fields being fed by scarce water from sources that also supply our vanishing Northern California delta — is all...
  • Letter: Utility offers rebates, water-saving tips

    As you are all aware, we are in a serious drought statewide and the governor has asked everyone to do their part and reduce their water use by 20%. One of the key ways you can conserve is to limit your outdoor water use. Typically in our area more...