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Water Pollution

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  • Letter: Surprised by report on water quality

    Letter: Surprised by report on water quality
    I am dismayed and angry. I read the Los Angeles Times April 23 article on drinking water quality ranked by contamination with the rest of California and found Burbank has the second-highest water contamination on the published scale of water contamination. How can this be?
  • More money for smart meters

    Burbank Water and Power now has an additional $1.5 million for its smart meter ambitions, adding to the already substantial $20-million pool for the project. After being one of just a handful of cities nationwide to receive a $20-million federal...

    Errosive pipe 'abrasian' behind large sewage spill, officials say [Updated]

    [Updated 5:15 p.m.] Burbank Public Works officials determined a faulty pipe was the cause of the sewage spill last Tuesday that resulted in beach closures in Long Beach. “When the pipe was installed about 30 years ago, there was an abrasion on the...

    The environment deserves our care

    I completely disagree with Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich's "no" vote on banning single-use plastic bags in the county and his reasons for doing so ("Not the proper time for a bag ban," Nov. 24). He claims it puts an unfair burden on...

    Small Wonders: Oil on troubled waters

    I've been feeling like one of those oil-covered sea gulls on a beach in Louisiana. Every morning I get up and take a look at the newspaper. I glance at the headline, usually in dismay, then automatically flip to the bottom of the page to see who died....