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  • UCLA flood: DWP should cover costs of water-main break, school says

    UCLA flood: DWP should cover costs of water-main break, school says
    UCLA flood damage costs caused by a ruptured water main should be paid by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, a university official said Wednesday, even as officials continued to tally the cost. “We believe all costs associated with...
  • UCLA water main rupture: Repairs to take 'extended period of time'

    UCLA water main rupture: Repairs to take 'extended period of time'
    Repairs to a ruptured water main near UCLA that gushed up to 10 million gallons of water onto Westwood roads as well as the campus will not be completed Wednesday and may take "an extended period of time," a utility official said. The effort to repair...
  • Broken Sunset Boulevard water pipe was badly worn, DWP tells council

    Broken Sunset Boulevard water pipe was badly worn, DWP tells council
    One of the two water lines that burst under Sunset Boulevard last week was so badly worn that "with a little effort, we could almost scrape the corrosion away and kind of rub a hole through the pipe," a top Los Angeles Department of Water and Power...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Glendale City Council boosts water rates

    The City Council on Tuesday approved four years of water-rate increases that would have less of an impact than one recommended by city officials, but would hit pocketbooks more than a proposal by Mayor Zareh Sinanyan that did not get Glendale Water &...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Build desalination plants now. And use smaller water glasses.

    To the editor: State officials are trying to reduce unnecessary water usage. That alone won't be enough to solve the problem. ("California approves big fines for wasting water during drought," July 15) We must support infrastructure improvements,...
  • California drought imperils a dream

    California drought imperils a dream
    At first they called Fred Lujan a gentleman farmer. The retired barber washed his tractor every night and parked it in the garage, a source of gentle amusement to the veteran growers around him. He called his pistachio trees his babies, his girls, and...
  • In Mexico, water fight underscores distrust of government

    The church bells rang out, a normal occurrence in a community where the sound usually beckoned residents to weddings, funerals or religious services. But the clanging on this morning was different: frenetic, insistent, relentless. The sound signaled...