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  • San Gabriel Valley water agency declares supply emergency

    San Gabriel Valley water agency declares supply emergency
    The Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District declared a water supply emergency Wednesday amid record-low levels. The agency, which supplies retailers that serve several San Gabriel Valley cities, said levels will continue to drop if this winter...
  • Burr Ridge speeds up water meter swap

    Burr Ridge speeds up water meter swap
    Burr Ridge officials are expediting a program to upgrade and replace all residential water meters in the suburb. The village plans to replace about 700 water meters each year, according to Paul May, public works director/village engineer. The entire...
  • Ban on outdoor water use lifted in Highland Park, Deerfield

    Ban on outdoor water use lifted in Highland Park, Deerfield
    The ban on outdoor water use in Highland Park and Deerfield was lifted today after problems at the Highland Park water treatment plant were resolved, officials said. The temporary ban was issued on Monday after strainers were discovered to be clogged at...
  • Highwood tries to persuade water meter holdouts

     Highwood tries to persuade water meter holdouts
    A few Highwood residents remain opposed to the city's program of replacing outdated water meters with so-called "smart meters," but so far no one has been fined for non-compliance. The city, in a strongly-worded letter to residents in early May, said...
  • Highland Park, Deerfield issue temporary bans on outdoor water use

    Highland Park, Deerfield issue temporary bans on outdoor water use
    Highland Park and Deerfield have temporarily banned outdoor water use after an unexpected problem during a water treatment plant upgrade. Officials on Monday morning reported "intermittent problems" at the water treatment plant in Highland Park,...
  • Ban on outdoor water use for Highland Park, Deerfield, Bannockburn

    Ban on outdoor water use for Highland Park, Deerfield, Bannockburn
    Highland Park has ordered a temporary ban on outdoor water use after discovering "clogged strainers" at the water treatment plant, according to a Highland Park news release. Deerfield and Bannockburn, which receive water from Highland Park's water...
  • With UCLA flood, L.A. pays the price for a geyser of neglect

    With UCLA flood, L.A. pays the price for a geyser of neglect
    If Los Angeles leaders needed any reminders about the city's aging infrastructure and the ever-increasing backlog of maintenance, they got it Tuesday in the form of a 30-foot geyser spouting from Sunset Boulevard. The rupture of a 90-year-old water main...
  • Making Californians serious about cutting water use

    To the editor: Instead of trying to set a water-use quota backed up by fines, it would be far easier to restructure the usage charges based on the current tiered schedule. ("California officials admit they have incomplete water usage data," July 26) For...
  • Jane Byrne, Chicago's only female mayor, gets her due

    Jane Byrne, Chicago's only female mayor, gets her due
    Her mark on Chicago is here. Just not in writing. Yet. Her mark is visible most conspicuously on snowy days when city officials stand before television cameras with sweaty brows answering questions about crews and salt and overtime. It is visible up and...
  • Glendale water rates still afloat

    The City Council put its controversial vote on water-rate increases on hold this week after Mayor Zareh Sinanyan said on Tuesday that he couldn't support a proposed bump he backed during earlier discussions. Rather than pushing forward a plan to ratchet...
  • UCLA flood from water line rupture is red flag for L.A. infrastructure

    UCLA flood from water line rupture is red flag for L.A. infrastructure
    As UCLA tallied the damage from rampant flooding triggered by the rupture of a 90-year-old city water line, Los Angeles city leaders on Wednesday were once again confronted with the consequences of deferred maintenance on the city's aging infrastructure....