Bettina Boxall

LA Times reporter covering California water and the environment

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Reporter covering water issues and the environment for the Los Angeles Times

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After another dry year, drought is coming back to California. The state’s largest reservoirs are half full and the wet season ended last week.

California faces new drought, but Southern California might avoid water restrictions

After another dry year, drought is coming back to California. The state’s largest reservoirs are half full and the wet season ended last week.

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Nearly 40 years ago, a drought stricken California ordered growers with the oldest water rights in the state to stop diverting water from lakes and streams.

Mandatory Water Usage Cuts Loom

Nearly 40 years ago, a drought stricken California ordered growers with the oldest water rights in the state to stop diverting water from lakes and streams.

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Instead of reducing water use by 20% as Governor Brown has called for, California has increased it by one percent. In the Southland, it’s up by 8%.

Southern California Struggles to Stave Off Drought

Instead of reducing water use by 20% as Governor Brown has called for, California has increased it by one percent. In the Southland, it’s up by 8%.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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