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  • Periodic flushing helps water heater

    Periodic flushing helps water heater
    You may have heard that you should drain and flush your water heater periodically, but you might be wondering why you need to do that, and more importantly — how? As to the why, the answer is sediment, which is small bits of dirt, rock, and...
  • Maryland's U.S. senators press for water funding

    Maryland's U.S. senators press for water funding
    Maryland Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski toured Baltimore's 99-year-old Montebello water treatment plant Monday to draw attention to the needs of municipalities nationwide for federal help to upgrade their aging infrastructure. Cardin sipped...
  • Water that irrigates lawns and golf courses should grow food instead

    Water that irrigates lawns and golf courses should grow food instead
    To the editor: Boy, our priorities are screwed up when it comes to allocating water. Central Valley farmer Fred Lujan's water supply for growing our food was cut off, but hundreds of golf courses in California remain lush? What craziness is this? ("...
  • With water conservation lagging, Lady Gaga urges California to do more

    With water conservation lagging, Lady Gaga urges California to do more
    Lady Gaga has joined the effort to get Californians to conserve water during the drought. The move comes amid new numbers that show Californian are not conserving as much as officials hoped they would. In a video for the Save Our Water campaign, above,...
  • Water Tower Place mall announces same-day delivery

     Water Tower Place mall announces same-day delivery
    Water Tower Place on Wednesday joined the growing number of malls offering same-day delivery to shoppers buying from its retailers in-store or online — and, at $5, the speediest delivery option also is one of the cheapest. The Michigan Avenue mall...
  • Wasting water can cost you $500

    Wasting water can cost you $500
    While state water regulators approved fines of up to $500 per day to encourage California residents to turn off the tap, several local Orange County water agencies don't have plans to dole out the punishment just yet. However, that doesn't mean that...
  • Drought threatens future of center for developmentally disabled

     Drought threatens future of center for developmentally disabled
    Julie Hill was born with a captivating smile and a sense of wonder. She was also born with developmental disabilities and beset with orthopedic struggles that required numerous surgeries. Her father likes to say that he was blessed with an eternal 5-year-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Glencoe considers partnership to cut cost of new water plant

    Glencoe considers partnership to cut cost of new water plant
    Faced with a staggering $40 million pricetag on replacing its aging lakefront water treatment plant, Glencoe is considering partnering with the Northwest Water Commission to dramatically reduce the cost, officials said. "They have been looking for a...
  • 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...