| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:31 PM
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...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Mar 3, 2014
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...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:33 AM
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...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:36 PM
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...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:56 PM
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.
| May 28, 2014
| 4:51 AM
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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:58 PM
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...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:13 PM
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...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:35 PM
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'...