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29 Jul 2014, Westwood, Los Angeles, California, USA --- 30 inch water pipe burst under Sunset blvd, producing a geyser of water that flooded the UCLA campus. Water and mud flooded the athletic area of the campus with several feet of standing water. An estimated 8 million to 10 million gallons of water was lost in the main break, according to the Department of Water and Power. --- Image by © Ted Soqui/Corbis

California Drought Plans Can Help The World

No doubt, California is in the middle of an extreme drought and we all need to pitch in to do what we can to conserve water and come up with solutions. Drought is a worldwide problem right now, affecting over 1.5 billion people. Luckily, California has the resources, leadership and brain trust to develop systems […]

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Burbank Fines Water Wasters

Beginning its crackdown on water-waters, Burbank officials issued $100 fines to 16 residents who violated the city’s water- conservation regulations, the city announced Tuesday.Burbank is under orders from the state to reduce its overall water use by 28 percent to help meet Gov. Jerry Brown’s mandate for a 25 percent reduction in use statewide. Burbank’s […]

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MWD Acts To Bolster Water Supply

With the state facing a fourth straight drought year, the Metropolitan Water District board voted Tuesday to spend up to $71 million to bolster the Southern California region’s available supply. The board’s vote authorizes the MWD to secure up to 100,000 acre-feet of additional supplies through one-year water transfers with Sacramento Valley water districts. An […]

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Amazing Video Shows Drought Time Lapse

This video created by the California US Drought Monitor shows a time lapse of the drought conditions from November 2011 until now. The drought starts to reach epic proportions in 2014. We all need to do what we can to save water! #conservewater #shortershowers #takefive #thecaliforniashower #drought

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Welcome Rain Brings Mudslides And Little Relief

While California is seeing some much needed rainfall, there is still a long way to go before we get back to normal. About 49 inches more of this kind of rain. The rain is causing mandatory evacuations in parts of California due to mudslides. We all still need to focus on water conservation.  Read more […]

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Watch California Dry Up Before Your Eyes

“This is a big deal,” California Governor Jerry Brown said at a ceremony Tuesday as he signed into law a trio of bills regulating, for the first time, the state’s groundwater use. As of Thursday, almost 60 percent of the state is facing “exceptional drought,” the most severe level of dryness measured by the U.S. […]

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