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  • Too much yard watering can trigger fines in Laguna district

    Too much yard watering can trigger fines in Laguna district
    Laguna Beach County Water District customers may be fined for watering their yards more than three days a week after the district board voted unanimously Aug. 7 for stricter conservation measures. The district implemented voluntary conservation steps...
  • 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...
  • Water conservation's other benefit: It's a power saver

    Water conservation's other benefit: It's a power saver
    California's drought has everyone talking about ways to save water. Gov. Jerry Brown has implored residents to reduce their consumption by 20%. One writer suggested Angelenos share showers. A nonprofit is encouraging people not to waste even ice cubes...
  • Weatherford: No big water policy this year

    Weatherford: No big water policy this year
     TALLAHASSEE -- House Speaker Will Weatherford said Thursday there won't be any big water policies adopted this year, punting the potentially tough political confrontation with polluters until two Central Florida lawmakers are running the Legislature next...
  • State lawmakers aim cash at Everglades cleanup

    State lawmakers aim cash at Everglades cleanup
    Flush with cash in state coffers, Florida lawmakers are pouring money into cleaning the mucky, polluted waters surrounding the Everglades. But the Legislature is poised to adjourn May 2 without addressing some of the most persistent polluters of...
  • Spending: cheap water is running dry

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Americans, unlike people in many parts of the world, tend to take clean water for granted. For most of us, it's also cheap: The average U.S. household pays $372 a year for drinking water, according to the American Water Works...
  • 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...
  • En el sur de Florida: Tarda la llegada de la temporada de mosquitos

    En el sur de Florida: Tarda la llegada de la temporada de mosquitos
    La temporada de los mosquitos podría atrasarse este año, al parecer debido a la llegada tardía de las lluvias de primavera que normalmente traen al sur de Florida plagas de ruidosos insectos deseosos de morder a sus víctimas. La ausencia de lluvias...
  • California's drought and D.C.'s dry solutions

    California's drought and D.C.'s dry solutions
    Masquerading as a response to California's drought, a bill to waive environmental protections and divert more water to Central Valley agriculture passed the Republican-controlled House in February and is now going to conference to be reconciled with a...
  • City says water pipe insurance won't be available until autumn

    City says water pipe insurance won't be available until autumn
    City officials say the insurance program for broken water pipes they’ve been publicizing likely won’t be available for several months, and possibly not until autumn. Baltimore first announced the insurance – which officials call a...
  • Cleveland man charged with killing 2-year-old son

    Cleveland man charged with killing 2-year-old son
    A 23-year-old Cleveland man was formally charged with aggravated murder after police say he shot and killed his 2-year-old son during a domestic dispute Tuesday night. Derrice Alexander was involved in a "physical and verbal" altercation with the boy'...