"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.


"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)

Source: LA Times, 12/24/2010