Temporary watering ban ends in L.A. County as pipeline repair done early
Southern California water officials on Monday lifted a temporary ban on outdoor watering in portions of Los Angeles County after completing emergency repairs on a critical pipeline two days early. The 36-mile Upper Feeder pipeline, operated by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, is a major conduit for supplying water to the region from the Colorado River. Officials shut it down Sept. 6 so they could address a leak, and called on nearly 4 million residents to halt all outdoor irrigation — including sprinkling and hand watering — for 15 days while they did the work. The MWD said residents and businesses in affected areas can resume limited watering outdoors.
- NBC – Los Angeles: Millions in LA County Can Resume Outdoor Watering With Pipeline Repairs Complete
- Associated Press: Watering ban lifted in LA County after pipeline repair