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‘Drought’

Drought-shamed Los Angeles County cuts supervisors’ car washes to one a week.

After a very public drought shaming, Los Angeles County employees may soon be driving dirtier cars. On Thursday, Supervisor Don Knabe called for a once-monthly limit that could affect all county departments. Officials also limited the Board of Supervisors to once-weekly car washings, effective immediately. Depending on how many vehicles are affected, this could amount to some serious water savings. The largest local government in the nation, Los Angeles County has roughly 12,500 vehicles. Some departments had no limits on the frequency of their washes before Wednesday evening, despite the state’s prolonged drought. Service records obtained by this news organization revealed that most of the county supervisors washed their take-home SUVs and sedans two or three times a week… Read More

The Greatest Water Crisis In The History Of The United States

What are we going to do once all the water is gone?  Thanks to the worst drought in more than 1,000 years, the western third of the country is facing the greatest water crisis that the United States has ever seen.  Lake Mead is now the lowest that it has ever been since the Hoover Dam was finished in the 1930s, mandatory water restrictions have already been implemented in the state of California, and there are already widespread reports of people stealing water in some of the worst hit areas.  But this is just the beginning.  Right now, in a desperate attempt to maintain somewhat “normal” levels of activity, water is being pumped out of the ground in the… Read More