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  • L.A. can do more to reduce costly imported water, activists say

    Los Angeles can and should do more to wean itself off of costly imported water, environmental advocates told scores of people who packed a Panorama City forum Saturday. “It’s not sustainable for us to continue relying on 89% of our local...
  • Lake Michigan safe from toxin that threatened Toledo

    Lake Michigan safe from toxin that threatened Toledo
    It didn't surprise experts that Chicago's water supply was not contaminated by an algae bloom toxin that forced officials in Toledo to issue a recent ban on drinking water from Lake Erie. Lake Michigan isn't Lake Erie. "Typically, you wouldn't see...
  • Iselle hits Hawaii: Heavy rain damages homes; roads blocked

    Iselle hits Hawaii: Heavy rain damages homes; roads blocked
    Tropical Storm Iselle buffeted Hawaii’s Big Island and Maui early Friday, bringing heavy rains, strong winds, downed trees and power outages and sending many tourists packing home as the state braced for a second storm on Sunday that is expected...
  • To stop polluting our water, start living vegan [Letter]

    To stop polluting our water, start living vegan [Letter]
    Last weekend the drinking water of 400,000 Toledo, Ohio, residents was fouled by animal waste ("Lake Erie not alone in suffering from harmful algae," Aug. 6). With the unfettered growth of animal agriculture and ineffective discharge regulations, it could...
  • L.A. gets the water infrastructure it pays for

    To the editor: Mayor Eric Garcetti said it was a poorly engineered pipe joint dating to the 1950s that failed last week and flooded the UCLA campus with millions of gallons of water. ("Garcetti on UCLA pipeline break: 'This will not be the last one,'"...
  • Letter: Disaster on Sunset could happen here

    Recently, it was reported a water main had ruptured flooding Sunset Boulevard and the UCLA campus. Glendale residents should be asking can this happen in the Jewel City? Glendale, like Los Angeles, is years behind in maintaining its water and power...
  • Letter: Recent rate fixes set new problems

    Last Tuesday, the City Council voted 3- 2 to raise rates 4% over the next four years, compounded at 20.1% over the next four years, based on single-family residences using normal consumption rates. Overall, customer will see their rates increase by an...
  • States, cities get creative about recycling water

    WASHINGTON Overwhelmed by severe drought, the Oklahoma legislature passed a law this year to help communities make the most of their water resources by treating and reusing wastewater. As drought spread over 80 percent of the state, Oklahoma cities...
  • Farm manure threatens Lehigh watershed

    Jamie and Glenda Pini stood in the pasture of their small farm, among a herd of rambunctious goats, several large Angus cattle, and a pile of manure. The Pinis' farm, off Route 100, north of Interstate 78, where highways and warehouses transition to...
  • Don't waste California water on fracking

    To the editor: Thank you for the editorial describing the wasteful water practices involved in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and the danger of permanently contaminating California aquifers, which have become especially critical freshwater resources...
  • Brazil's water crisis amid drought could lead to rationing

    A drought in Brazil has led to a water crisis and the country's largest population center is facing the prospect of rationing. Brazil's Public Ministry, a federal regulatory agency, has recommended that Sao Paulo state immediately commence water...