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2010-07-13 12:54:00

ROSEMEAD, Calif., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As warmer weather and longer and drier days set in, California American Water is encouraging its Los Angeles County service district customers to be particularly mindful of their water consumption - especially outdoors. "Water consumption generally reaches its peak in July or August. This is the time of year that we see a dramatic increase in water use, which is clearly the result of warmer summer weather. Most of the increased use is...

2010-05-17 17:19:00

LOS ANGELES, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- California American Water announced today that is has completed the design and installation of a water conservation garden at the Rosemead Chamber of Commerce located at 3953 Muscatel Avenue, Rosemead, CA 91770. The completed demonstration garden includes a number of beautiful low-water-use plants and shrubs that require less irrigation and maintenance compared to a traditional lawn. "This wonderful project will help teach residents about the...

2010-05-03 14:26:00

ROSEMEAD, Calif., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- California American Water is encouraging its Los Angeles County customers to recognize National Drinking Water Week, May 2-8. The American Water Works Association established National Drinking Water Week more than 30 years ago to raise public awareness of the need for safe and reliable drinking water supplies for public health, fire protection, economic development, and the overall quality of life we enjoy as communities and individuals. This year,...

2010-04-20 15:06:00

ROSEMEAD, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In celebration of Earth Day, California American Water is continuing its call for water conservation by urging all of its Los Angeles County customers to continue to limit their outdoor irrigation as the state faces the critically dry summer months. With the hot summer season upon us, California American Water is asking local residents to be mindful of their water use and to implement wise water use practices that will help protect the...

2010-03-03 16:02:00

ROSEMEAD, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- California American Water announced today it is accepting applications for its 2010 Environmental Grant Program. The company will award several grants for a combined total of $10,000 to innovative community-based environmental projects that improve, restore or protect watersheds and drinking water supplies within the state. A wide variety of conservation projects are eligible for funding, such as watershed cleanups, reforestation efforts,...

2010-03-03 15:26:00

ROSEMEAD, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- California American Water announced today it is accepting applications for its 2010 Environmental Grant Program. The company will award several grants for a combined total of $10,000 to innovative community-based environmental projects that improve, restore or protect watersheds and drinking water supplies within the state. A wide variety of conservation projects are eligible for funding, such as watershed cleanups, reforestation efforts,...

2010-02-05 20:14:00

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- California American Water is continuing the call for water conservation by urging all of its Los Angeles County customers to turn off outdoor irrigation systems as rain storms are predicted to return to the region this weekend. The oncoming storms will cut the need for outdoor watering. Given the forecast, California American Water is asking customers to leave their sprinklers and other irrigation systems turned off for at least seven days after...

2009-06-22 18:19:00

California American Water funds weather-based irrigation controller system LOS ANGELES, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- California American Water announced today that Savannah Memorial Park, one of the oldest protestant cemeteries in Southern California, has received a California American Water grant funding the installation of a weather-based irrigation controller system on the park's property. The new technology will provide Savannah Memorial Park, located in the city of Rosemead, the ability to...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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