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  • Letter: Focus on real efforts to save water

    Bryan Mahoney offers important information in his Sept. 3 column and all of us need to make efforts to save water in this unprecedented drought. But if Burbank Water and Power does not take the drought conditions seriously, there will not be widespread and sustained participation in water-conservation efforts. Remember that BWP put water conservation on the chopping block if it did not get its rate hike a few months ago. It will take more than a little postcard in the mail to convince chronic water wasters that water rationing in our state is a real possibility if people don't understand the magnitude of the situation.
  • Burb's Eye View: Saving water is another important challenge

    Burb's Eye View: Saving water is another important challenge
    By now you may have seen the videos on the Internet of the "Ice Bucket Challenge," a fundraiser that's pretty straight-forward: Step One: Obtain a bucket of ice water. Step Two: Pour the contents over your head and make a donation to the ALS Assn....

    Letter: Fracking ban would help save water

    Re: “Burbank adopts mandatory water regulations,” July 26. I’m glad to see the Burbank Leader is pointing out the fact that Burbank only has two years of stored water left. Meanwhile, oil companies are using all the water they need to...

    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. Reducing...

    Burbank schools may get $3.3M in energy efficiency funds

    Burbank school officials are hopeful they will receive up to $3.3 million in state funds to spend over the next five years to make upgrades at school facilities to make them more energy efficient. Late last month, the Burbank Unified school board...