Water utilities

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, water flows through an irrigation canal to crops near Lemoore, Calif. Farmers in the nation's largest irrigation district are considering whether to sign on to California's biggest water project in a half-century. The Westland Water District is meeting Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Fresno for a possible vote on its participation in Gov. Jerry Brown's $16 billion twin tunnels project. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
September 20, 2017 - 9:02 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — In California's long-raging water wars, pitting north against south and farmer against city dweller, the one thing everybody agreed on Wednesday was that the outdated method of shipping water throughout the most populous state needs a serious upgrade. A group of influential...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, water flows through an irrigation canal to crops near Lemoore, Calif. Farmers in the nation's largest irrigation district are considering whether to sign on to California's biggest water project in a half-century. The Westland Water District is meeting Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Fresno for a possible vote on its participation in Gov. Jerry Brown's $16 billion twin tunnels project. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
September 20, 2017 - 9:02 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — In California's long-raging water wars, pitting north against south and farmer against city dweller, the one thing everybody agreed on Wednesday was that the outdated method of shipping water throughout the most populous state needs a serious upgrade. A group of influential...
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September 18, 2017 - 7:06 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dozens of water agencies and millions of families and farmers would be on the hook for building two giant tunnels to carry Northern California's water southward under new plans to shore up funding for Gov. Jerry Brown's $16 billion project. The proposal that expands who pays...
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September 18, 2017 - 7:06 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dozens of water agencies and millions of families and farmers would be on the hook for building two giant tunnels to carry Northern California's water southward under new plans to shore up funding for Gov. Jerry Brown's $16 billion project. The proposal that expands who pays...
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September 13, 2017 - 12:37 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 12:40 p.m. President Donald Trump will travel to the Naples area as part of a visit to hurricane-damaged Florida on Thursday. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president will be in the Naples area, in southwest Florida. Few...
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September 13, 2017 - 2:50 am
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Three people are dead from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning at a Florida home following Hurricane Irma, and four others have been hospitalized. Orange County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jeff Williams says a deputy responded to the...
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Alfonso Jose Jr., 2, is floated down his flooded street by his parents as the wade through water to reach an open convenience store in the wake of Hurricane Irma in Bonita Springs, Fla., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
September 12, 2017 - 8:49 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Three people are dead from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning at a Florida home following Hurricane Irma, and four others have been hospitalized. Orange County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jeff Williams says a deputy responded to the...
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Quintana and Liz Perez look out at the flooding outside their home in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Immokalee, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
September 11, 2017 - 10:50 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 10:40 p.m. The National Hurricane Center says Irma has weakened into a tropical depression. The storm, located about 5 miles (10 kilometers) west of Columbus, Georgia, is still bringing heavy rain to the U.S. Southeast on Monday night...
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September 11, 2017 - 3:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — State and federal environmental regulators issued a blanket waiver on Monday for Florida electricity companies to violate clean air and water standards without penalty for the next two weeks. The Environmental Protection Agency said the so-called No Action Assurance granted...
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September 11, 2017 - 3:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — State and federal environmental regulators issued a blanket waiver on Monday for Florida electricity companies to violate clean air and water standards without penalty for the next two weeks. The Environmental Protection Agency said the so-called No Action Assurance granted...
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