Water conservation

With the Los Angeles skyline in the background, the Los Angeles River flows Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Los Angeles saved 87 million gallons of water during storms

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles saved 87 million gallons of water during last month’s storms by turning off the hose. The Los Angeles Daily News says officials announced Tuesday that conservation measures helped reduce […]

04/09/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown talks during a meeting with more than a dozen water leaders from across Southern California in Los Angeles Thursday, Jan 30, 2014. (AP Photo)

Brown tells Californians to conserve amid drought

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown provided some very practical guidance for Californians amid a deepening drought: Take shorter showers, turn off the water while brushing teeth, and “don’t flush more than you need […]

01/30/2014

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LA officials urge water conservation; DWP offers rebates

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – With Gov. Jerry Brown’s declaration of a drought emergency today, Los Angeles city officials are urging residents to intensify efforts to conserve water. Brown called an official state of emergency today […]

01/17/2014

The California Bay Delta (Photo credit: CalWater)

$24.7B water plan unveiled by Calif. officials

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – California Water officials on Monday released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water […]

12/09/2013

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power  (AP Photo)

Water conservation urged for Southern California

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles water department officials urged residents Friday to conserve water this summer with record low water deliveries from the Los Angeles Aqueduct and a greater than normal reliance on purchased […]

06/08/2013

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UT, NV, CA get US water conservation grants

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. Interior Department has awarded more than $20 million to 44 water conservation projects in 11 Western states, including Utah, Nevada and California. Utah’s six projects funded with the […]

05/22/2013