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New UCLA Study – State Makes Progress On Goal To Guarantee Water As A Human Right
September 12, 2019
Now, a new UCLA study finds, the state may be making progress on turning that goal into a reality. ... read more »
New Grant Funding For Water Bottle Filling Stations Available
July 11, 2019
Eligible public facilities can now receive up to $2,000 to help the community access drinking water, stay hydrated and reduce plastic waste. ... read more »
West Basin Increases Popular Grass Replacement Rebate to $3 Per Square Foot
June 25, 2019
Beginning July 1, the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) will add one dollar to the popular Turf Replacement Program rebate offered by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD). ... read more »
Legislation to Protect Children from Lead Poisoning Bill Signed by Governor
September 27, 2018
Assembly Bill 2370 expands lead testing in drinking water within California’s child care centers. ... read more »
Mayor Announces Pilot Water Treatment Initiative
February 22, 2018
    A pilot initiative that aims to double the recycled water capacity at the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant was announced Thursday February 15, by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. ... read more »
Cape Town In Survival Mode As Water Supplies Are Near Zero
February 6, 2018
Cape Town In Survival Mode As Water Supplies Are Near Zero ... read more »
Pour Yourself A Cold Glass of Water
June 8, 2017
In Los Angeles County, almost 36% of adults are overweight and nearly 25 percent are obese. ... read more »
Flint-area residents seek $700M from EPA over water crisis
February 9, 2017
More than 1,700 Flint-area residents and property owners are seeking more than $700 million in damages from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its handling of the city's crisis with lead-tainted water. ... read more »
Water Situation Has Improved but California Not Out of Drought, Officials Say
October 14, 2016
Metropolitan Water District warned that consumers and business still need to do their share to conserve. ... read more »
EPA chief warns of ‘systemic’ issues with Flint water safety
June 23, 2016
In a letter last Thursday, she also told Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor Karen Weaver that the water treatment plant is understaffed and lacks enough experienced employees ... read more »
Michigan Governor Denies Racism in Flint Water Crisis
January 27, 2016
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is refuting claims that the water crisis in Flint, where residents have been exposed to toxic levels of lead and ten have died due to a contaminated water supply, is a case of environmental racism. But civil rights activists, politicians and residents of the city have summed up the events leading up to the crisis as well as the state government’s slow response to just that. More than half of Flint’s residents are black and the most recent statistics show that the average per capita income there is little more than $23,000. ... read more »
DWP Officials: Continue to Conserve Water, Even in Winter Months
November 5, 2015
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers cut their water use by 21.8 percent in September, compared to the same month two years ago, exceeding the conservation mandate set for the agency by the state, ... read more »
DWP Report: Californians Getting on Board with Water Conservation
September 4, 2015
Southland residents did their part conserving water in July, with most cities exceeding their conservation mandates as Californians overall dropped their water use by 31.3 percent, ... read more »
SaveWater.CA.Gov Launched to Help Communities Identify Water Waste
August 5, 2015
To help Californians save more water this summer, the State Water Resources Control Board, the California Department of Technology and Save Our Water announced the launch of SaveWater.CA.Gov. The new mobile-optimized website will allow residents to report suspected leaks and water waste anywhere in the state from their smartphones, tablets and computers. ... read more »
Los Angeles Planning to Begin Harvesting Rainwater to Combat Drought
July 29, 2015
Every time rain falls from the sky in Los Angeles, the city captures a little. In a year, the city manages to get ahold of 27,000 acre-feet of water on average, more than enough to provide over 50,000 households with water. But after four years of severe statewide drought, the LA Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is considering an enormous rainwater capture plan that could possibly yield between 100,000 and 200,000 more acre-feet of water a year by 2035 ... read more »
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