"In a Region That Imports Water, Much Goes To Waste"

"Southern California laid miles of pipe and tunneled through mountains to import water. But it also built a storm drain system to quickly get rid of rainfall. The contradiction played out again this week."

Bettina Boxall reports for the Los Angeles Times December 24, 2010.

SEE ALSO:

"California Beaches 'Contaminated' After Rain Storms" (BBC News)

"Hard-Hit Areas in Southland Begin To Dig Out" (Los Angeles Times)

"California's Tangled Water Politics" (High Country News)

"California Cleans Up After Deluge; More Feared" (AFP)

Friday, December 24, 2010