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A changing climate at Mono Lake could mean more dust storms in the Eastern Sierra — or less water for L.A.

Published: 
Thu, 07/05/2018 - 1:06pm

When dust storms began rising off the dry bed of Owens Lake, authorities in the Eastern Sierra blamed Los Angeles’ thirst. The city had, after all, drained the lake in the 1920s to serve its faucets.

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Californians fall a bit short of Brown's call for 25% cut in water use after 9 months of conservation

Published: 
Fri, 04/08/2016 (All day)
Category: 
Water

After nine months of fervent conservation, drought-fatigued Californians narrowly missed meeting the water-savings target set by Gov. Jerry Brown a year ago.

Damnation Movie Screening

Santa Monica's Office of Sustainability & the Environment, American Cinematheque and Sustainable Works present:

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L.A. continues dramatic water savings; 21% in July

Published: 
Thu, 08/27/2015 (All day)

Los Angeles residents cut their water use by 21% in July, surpassing the mandatory conservation standard set by state regulators to combat the drought, Mayor Eric Garcetti said.