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Sunday, May 27, 2007

DAILY NEWS HEADLINE: WATER WELLS THREATENED -- DWP WANTS ACTION AS CHEMICALS CREEP INTO RESERVOIR


Kerry Kavanaugh scores a HUGE Sunday front page story in ZD's book with her story on how Los Angeles has big problems if they think they can "Manhattanize" Los Angeles with unlimited, new high-density housing projects -- because as u can see, an unlimited water supply is NOT a given.

Maybe Clinton's Villaraigosa needs to take some of that pension money he wants to invest into speculative alternative engery technology and invest it into making "synthetic water" for all high-density, "building UP" projects.)

ZD's High Density Housing Water Supply Alert 1
ZD's High Density Housing Water Supply Alert 2

Water wells threatened -- DWP wants action as chemicals creep into reservoir
BY KERRY CAVANAUGH, Staff Writer
LA Daily News
05/26/2007

More than four years after being warned that a creeping chemical plume was threatening Los Angeles' water supply, the DWP has shut down at least one drinking-water well because of contamination of the San Fernando Valley aquifer.

The North Hollywood well closure means that, for the first time, Los Angeles will be unable to draw its full allotment of groundwater, forcing it to import water at a cost of $7.3 million.

But more troubling than the cost, Department of Water and Power officials say, is the possibility that the contamination will spread and ruin Los Angeles' only local water supply - the gigantic San Fernando Valley underground reservoir that can serve residents in an emergency.

TA DA, *******! READ IT AND WEEP CITY HALL...WE NEED THE WATER!
Daily News WATER SUPPLY ALERT

Zuma Dogg and Daily News...like Snoop and Dre! ZD hears the 411 from the pueblos, and blasts it on a predictive, speculative basis -- then people without A.D.D. (like Daily News reporters) back it up with "the realest, dough!"

So, thank goodness for perfect timing with this vindicating story: Cause last week, in response to Ed Reyes and the City of Los Angeles' LA River (aka: Condorodo River, because of the high density housing projects that they don't really mention when address the project publicly), I was asking how they are going to provide water to all these housing projects when the water supply is not a constant? And it kinda feels like you are going into "Art Bell conspiracy territory" when you speculate on environmental concerns.

Contact Zuma Dogg, ZAP (Zuma's Activist Program): ZumaDogg@gmail.com

5 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Haven't you heard about MAV's canned "instant water"? Just add water!

May 28, 2007 3:03 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Isnt it interesting that channel 7 first mentioned this tonight as as status to keep watching. Zuma, are you that far aheatd that Channel 7 an the LA Times release AFTER YOU? Congradulations!!!

May 28, 2007 6:53 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Is it that renters pay for water? What are the charges?
Is it most what the landlords charges because it is deluctable?

May 28, 2007 9:39 PM  

Anonymous westchesterparents.org said:

Having sufficient water is not a given. Zuma Dogg, is correct regarding the Delta smelt lawsuit.. actually it is the MWD that is being sued, not the LADWP which has it's own problems but your still are correct, water is still the determining factor to the extent of development and we are ignoring it.

It wasn't all that long when the city mandated that we could not water our lawns (remember when people were painting there lawns green?), had to go to low flush toilets (like that really worked when often you still had to flush twice) and those awful miserly showerheads. Eventually those days passed by but not so much because the drought was over but more so because the agriculture industry has had every bit of efficiency squeezed out of it.

Those days have ended and in fact, those efficiencies are now being reversed with the urbanization of open space and agricultural land in other counties and states. We are now competing for water supplies from Nevada, Imperial and San Diego Counties not to mention ourselves. Recently LADWP had begun returning water to the Owens Valley. The MWD's problem with the Delta smelt is compounding the problem.

Can we honestly keep building in order to meet SCAG's prediction for an increase in population by 30% ? No.

Our policymakers are leading us down the road to ruin.

May 28, 2007 11:34 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Nahai voice is the sweet sticky syrup all over Villaraigosa's fingers. This routine is getting tiresome. Power outage? Investigate! Contractor's running amok? Investigate! Water tainted? Investigate! What Whistleblowers? They no longer work at DWP. They've been fired. Everything is a surprise except the investigation results. Share the blame. Hoard the victory. Change nothing. Nobody accountable.

May 29, 2007 9:43 PM  

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