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  • 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...
  • The water revolution California needs

    This year's drought has thrown California into a sudden tizzy, a crisis of snowpack measurements, fish-versus-people arguments and controversial cuts in water deliveries. But in reality, crisis is the permanent state of water affairs in the Golden State...
  • Climate change is felt globally and risks are rising, U.N. panel says

    Climate change is felt globally and risks are rising, U.N. panel says
    Climate change is already affecting every continent and ocean, posing immediate and growing risks to people, an international panel of scientists warned Monday. The longer society delays steps to cut the release of planet-warming greenhouse gases, the...
  • Regional partnerships can help save our troubled water supply

    As the legislative session reaches its midpoint, Floridians should consider the future of their water supply. In the next two decades, Florida's population is expected to grow from 20 million residents to more than 25 million, and freshwater demand is...
  • Drought in California may hinder job growth for years, economists say

    Drought in California may hinder job growth for years, economists say
    The ongoing drought in California could dampen employment growth in coming years and have a ripple effect on several industries in the state, according to a UCLA report released Wednesday. Economists said in the quarterly forecast that arid conditions...
  • California water managers ease delta pumping limits

    California water managers ease delta pumping limits
    Officials announced Tuesday that they are temporarily waiving an endangered species protection to enable water managers to send more Northern California water south. The move comes as fishery agencies are under increasing political pressure to take...
  • California snow levels improve but remain below normal

    Late winter storms have improved the Sierra Nevada snowpack, but it is still only about a third of the norm for the date, officials report. The snowpack is up from 24% a month ago and the abysmal 12% measured in late January. At 61% of average,...
  • For Imperial Valley farmers, abundant water amid drought

    For Imperial Valley farmers, abundant water amid drought
    BRAWLEY, Calif. — Thomas Cox, a third-generation Imperial Valley farmer, is driving his pickup along the gravel roads that separate large fields of lettuce, broccoli, onions and wheat. The discussion turns, as it often does in the Imperial Valley,...
  • Historic Andersonville water tower latest casualty of cold

    Historic Andersonville water tower latest casualty of cold
    The historic water tower in Andersonville can be counted as the latest casualty of Chicago’s severe winter. The tower atop the Swedish American Museum at 5211 N. Clark St. was damagedĀ  when the cold caused the water inside the tank to freeze,...
  • February rains ease drought restrictions slightly

    February rains ease drought restrictions slightly
    Thanks to February storms, state officials are slightly easing drought restrictions on water deliveries, but the changes won't make a difference to most of the state. The prime beneficiaries will be Central Valley irrigation districts with the most...
  • Worker, 21, killed in fall from Pasadena water tower

    Worker, 21, killed in fall from Pasadena water tower
    A 21-year-old worker was killed in a fall from a Pasadena water tower Wednesday, and police identified him Friday. Chad Louis Weller of Stevensville fell 180 feet from the tower in the 3700 block of Mountain Road at around 2:30 p.m., according to the...