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Droughts and Heat Waves

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  • Area utility stresses water-saving efforts

    Officials at Burbank Water and Power this week urged customers to be vigilant about saving water in the wake of Gov. Jerry Brown’s drought emergency declaration Friday, though the utility does not plan to implement mandatory conservation.
  • GWP eyes money for drought projects

    As state lawmakers expect to release roughly $687 million of funding for shovel-ready projects to reduce the impacts of California’s current drought, Glendale Water & Power officials are looking to grab some of that cash. There are four projects...

    Local water officials encourage support of tunnels

    With the statewide drought as a foundation — and the current storms a punch line to jokes highlighting how dry it still is despite recent rainfall — a trio of local water agencies encouraged Glendale business representatives and residents on...

    Crescenta Valley Water District offers rebates for water-saving efforts

    Crescenta Valley Water District offers rebates for water-saving efforts
    Greg Foley had a vision in mind last year when he began ripping out the beautifully green grass in the frontyard of his La Crescenta home. Neighbors were leery, but he had a mission to replace the water-wasting sod with something more suitable to...

    La Cañada officials warn of potential beetle infestation

    La Cañada officials warn of potential beetle infestation
    As California continues to experience extreme drought, the far-reaching effects of abnormal weather patterns are being observed locally in tree populations and the unwelcome guests they may be housing. The city is warning La Cañada residents to be on...