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Area cities seek to comply with state water mandates

DOWNEY — The water reduction clock is ticking as area cities seek to comply with state law to reduce consumption by an average of 25 percent by February 2016. The percentage differs among cities based on their size and reduction efforts since April 1, 2013. Most area cities have goals of 20 percent, although the Read More…

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Statewide water use drops 13.5 percent in April

LOS ANGELES — While water use statewide dipped by 13.5 percent in April compared to the same month in 2013, select communities in the Southland and elsewhere actually showed increases in water use, despite persistent calls for conservation, according to figures released June 2. According to the state Water Resources Control Board, the vast majority Read More…