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L.A. Water Use Down 18.4%, Says LADWP
Water & Power officials today announced the successful results of the first five months of water conservation efforts in Los Angeles. Since the inception of new water-use laws in June, 17.6 billion gallons, or 18.4%, of water has been saved. Here's how the customer-type break down in terms of water savings:
- Single-Family Residential: 23.2%
- Multi-Family Residential: 11.7%
- Commercial: 15.2%
- Industrial: 2.9%
- Governmental: 28.8%
The LADWP further emphasizes (brags) in a press release that within the government category, the city of Los Angeles buildings dropped 31.1%.
In June, mandatory water conservation laws went into effect. The main law dictates that outdoor watering is restricted to Mondays and Thursdays and not between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.