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  • State water board proposes outdoor watering restrictions

    Urban water agencies across California would have to impose mandatory restrictions on outdoor watering under a proposed state rule. Though a number of cities, including Los Angeles, already have such regulations in place, most don’t. So the...
  • Neighbors concerned about power plant's water use in McHenry County

     Neighbors concerned about power plant's water use in McHenry County
    Neighboring mayors and environmentalists expressed concerns but withheld judgment Wednesday about a proposed gas-fired power plant in far northwest suburban Oakwood Hills. The main concern was that the generating plant might draw too much groundwater...
  • Who you gonna call: 'Drought Busters' or 'Water Conservation Response Unit'?

    Who you gonna call: 'Drought Busters' or 'Water Conservation Response Unit'?
    Dear Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Please bring back the “Drought Busters.” We’re in the midst of what could be the worst drought in California history, and despite calls for residents throughout the state to cut their...
  • Water conservation in California can no longer be voluntary

    Water conservation in California can no longer be voluntary
    Earlier this year, Gov. Jerry Brown urged Californians to voluntarily cut their water usage by 20% to help preserve the state's already limited supply during this severe drought. But sometimes, asking nicely doesn't work. Between January and May, water...
  • The choice: your drinking water, or your green lawn

    To the editor: Thanks to Jay Famiglietti for the no-nonsense piece on water use in Southern California. ("How much water does California have left?," Op-Ed, July 8) Where I reside in south Orange County, nearly all of the potable water is imported,...
  • Glen Ellyn OKs $300K deal to fix manholes

     Glen Ellyn OKs $300K deal to fix manholes
    Glen Ellyn trustees on Monday approved a $300,000 expense to fix manholes in the village. The money will fix approximately 105 of the town's 600 manholes, said Public Works Director Julius Hansen. Trustees voted unanimously at the June 23 meeting to...
  • 'Chinatown' was just a movie; focus on real water solutions

    To the editor: Like the movie "Chinatown," Gary Polakovic's piece is entertaining and sensational. But it omits key points. ("'Chinatown' in real life: In L.A., you have to follow the water," Op-Ed, June 19) For example, not one word is written about...
  • Frankfort buys more downtown property

    Frankfort buys more downtown property
    Frankfort has secured another building block for bolstering its downtown. Trustees voted 5-0 on Monday to approve the $275,000 acquisition of the Fra-Milco Cabinet Company property at 2 Smith St. Brothers Fred and Tom Mrozek, in business more than...
  • Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director

    Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director
    Thomas D. McKewen, a materials recovery and waste management expert who was the founding director of Maryland Environmental Service, died June 13 of congestive heart failure at his home in Ashburn, Va. The former Towson resident was 86. "I had been...
  • Outline sheds new light on Brown's $6-billion water bond plan

    Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal for a pared-down $6-billion water bond would include $1.5 billion for water quality projects such as groundwater cleanup and $1.5 billion for watershed protection, according to an outline provided to stakeholders. An...
  • Letter: Bert Ring didn't water down his message

    Bert Ring does it again! His weekend cartoon cuts to the chase: Our state is in a serious drought, the city has been asking residents and businesses alike to curb their water use, and yet high rises continue to pop up throughout the city. Ring's cartoon...