Water, water everywhere, and LAUSD seeking ways to conserve it
Conserving water and investing in new water stations will save LA Unified money in the long run, according to a report released yesterday. The report, from chief facilities director Mark Hovatter, also said eliminating the flushing just to clear lead from drinking water would save 9,500 gallons of water a day or 2.5 million gallons a...
By Mike Szymanski | January 20, 2016
LAUSD board allocates $20 million to get the lead out of water
Allocating nearly $20 million to eliminate lead from drinking water at LA Unified schools seemed like a slam-dunk for the school board, but the discussion on Sept. 1 opened floodgates of concern over how to do it. As the district tries to eliminate any trace of lead, plans are underway to remove school fountains that...
By Mike Szymanski | September 4, 2015