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  • Atwater named to SoCal water board

    Atwater named to SoCal water board
    The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) announced last week the appointment of Foothill Municipal Water District (FMWD) Director Richard Atwater to its Southern California Board of Directors. Atwater replaces James Edwards, who served as a FMWD representative to the board for 15 years before resigning.
  • Foothill utility floats water recycling idea

    Foothill utility floats water recycling idea
    Supplying water to thousands of homes and buildings in a semi-arid climate threaded by dwindling river systems is no small task. Foothill residents currently get less than half their water from local groundwater basins and canyon runoff. The remaining...

    Rim of the Valley gets wide support to become part of the national park system

    Rim of the Valley gets wide support to become part of the national park system
    Nearly all of the more than 5,000 respondents to a proposed plan to add a huge swath of wilderness to the national parks system are in favor the idea, federal officials said. About 100 of the responses were against putting the so-called Rim of the Valley...

    Review finds mud-blocking K-rails no longer needed in La Cañada

    Review finds mud-blocking K-rails no longer needed in La Cañada
    Three years after the Station fire denuded the hills above La Cañada Flintridge, a federal agency has determined that important earth-holding vegetation has recovered to the point that bulky concrete barriers put in place to protect homes from mudflows...

    La Cañada growing weary of K-rails

    La Cañada growing weary of K-rails
    Residents from a hillside neighborhood in La Cañada Flintridge believe it’s time to remove concrete K-rail barriers designed to protect their homes from debris flows. The K-rails were installed in early 2010 after mudslides struck several areas...