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Water-Wasters Be Warned: Your Lawn Gets 2 Days a Week

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It might be raining today, but Southern California is still drier than we need to be. This is why Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has a "20-year water strategy" he is implementing in response to our water shortage. Today he is going to "call for restricting outdoor irrigation to two days a week, on Mondays and Thursdays only," reports He is also going to "ask the Department of Water and Power to double its number of water conservation teams and to add enforcement hours." You can be a good citizen by being a water narc; if you bust your neighbor watering his lawn on an off-day, or watering his sidewalk, you can give the DWP a call (1-800-DIAL DWP ) or an email and turn their water-wasting asses in.