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L.A. prepares massive water-conservation plan

With vital and often-distant water sources shrinking, Los Angeles officials will revive a controversial proposal to recycle wastewater as part of a plan to curb usage and move the city toward greater water independence. The aggressive, multiyear proposal could do much to catch the city up to other Southern California communities that have launched advanced recycling programs. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s effort could cost up to $2 billion and affect a wide range of daily activities. For example, residents would be urged to change their clothes’ washers, and new restrictions would be placed on how and when they could water lawns and clean cars. For the full story visit http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lawater15-2008may15,0,1615373.story

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