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Californians Keep Up With Joneses’ Water Use

Published: 
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 4:33pm
Category: 
Water

For all the doomsday proclamations about the historic drought that has this state in a chokehold, here is what Californians have done to save water: not much.

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Drought -- and neighbors -- press Las Vegas to conserve water

Published: 
Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:09am
Category: 
Water

Deep beneath Lake Mead, a 23-foot-tall tunnel-boring machine grinds through stubborn bedrock in a billion-dollar effort to make sure water continues flowing to this thirsty resort city.

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In Parched California, Town Taps Run Nearly Dry

Published: 
Sun, 03/09/2014 - 1:08pm
Category: 
Water

People in this mountain town straddling the San Andreas Fault are used to scrapping for water. The lake for which it is named went dry 40 years ago.

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Arid Southwest Cities’ Plea: Lose the Lawn

Published: 
Tue, 08/13/2013 - 9:07am
Category: 
Water

This is how officials here feel about grass these days: since 2009, the city has paid $1.4 million to homeowners willing to rip out their front lawns and plant less thirsty landscaping.