Water Supply
San Gabriel Valley water agency declares supply emergency

The Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District declared a water supply emergency Wednesday amid record-low levels. The agency, which supplies retailers that serve several San Gabriel Valley cities, said levels will continue to drop if this winter doesn’t provide above-average rainfall and if the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California doesn’t provide significant water to replenish groundwater. The resolution adopting a water supply emergency was approved by the board of directors and called for a number of conservation actions. It also demands that the Metropolitan Water District deliver water requested by the San Gabriel agency for groundwater...