JUST IN: LAUSD remains a huge water waster as state conservation efforts continue to slip
As the state reported today that Californians’ conservation efforts are slacking off, millions of gallons of water are still being wasted each year by LA Unified because of unnecessary flushing of the water fountains, a report revealed Tuesday. Plans to end the practice won’t take place until the end of the 2017-18 school year, but board...
By Mike Szymanski | October 5, 2016
Yes, you can drink the water. No lead scares here, LAUSD says
Last week officials shut off water taps at 30 schools in Newark, N.J., after lead levels were found to exceed federal standards. Lead from aging pipes created a water crisis in Flint, Mich., in January and may do so next in cities in Ohio and Mississippi. So what about LA? “Yes, our water is safe,...
By LA School Report | March 15, 2016