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  • Boynton violated its own policy with recent bidding request

    Boynton violated its own policy with recent bidding request
    On Tuesday, the Palm Beach County Office of the Inspector General issued a statement saying that a $30 million Boynton Beach contract for utility services did not comply with Florida statute and the city’s own request for bidders process. “I...
  • Judge rules delinquents must pay water bills in bankrupt Detroit

    Judge rules delinquents must pay water bills in bankrupt Detroit
    A federal judge on Monday told thousands of Detroit residents that they must pay their delinquent bills or face having their water shut off because the bankrupt city needs the money. After two days of hearings, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes...
  • Proposition 1, a water bond measure, passes

    Proposition 1, a water bond measure, passes
    Proposition 1 has passed, AP reports. It authorizes state officials to borrow $7.12 billion and repurpose $425 million in bonds approved earlier to pay for new water projects. The measure includes $2.7 billion for storage projects, such as dams; $800...
  • Iran prays for rain amid acute water shortage

    Iran prays for rain amid acute water shortage
    The ritual chants of "Death to America!" have not gone away, but at Friday services across Iran worshipers sought divine intervention in a matter more climatological than ideological. The faithful prayed for rain, or at least were urged to do so. "For...
  • City asks home owners to buy insurance for water meter overhaul

    City asks home owners to buy insurance for water meter overhaul
    Baltimore's spending panel approved a deal Wednesday with a Connecticut company to offer insurance to property owners whose pipes could break during a system-wide overhaul of water meters. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake encouraged residents to buy...
  • Avalon bracing for even more severe water restrictions

    Avalon bracing for even more severe water restrictions
    This harbor community is bracing for water rationing this summer and even more severe restrictions this fall in the face of continuing drought, dwindling groundwater and a rising demand from tourists who are flocking here in numbers not seen since 2000....
  • 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....