Bay Area water district further limits when you can water

Marin Municipal Water District is taking a more drastic step to conserve its dwindling water supply. The district’s board of directors voted Tuesday night to further restrict when customers can water gardens and landscaping. Under the new ordinance, spray irrigation, which includes watering lawns with sprinklers, is limited to one […]

Millerstown water tower repairs finished

The Millerstown Borough’s water tower repairs are complete and could be back online in the coming week. “The tower repairs have been completed and the tower is being refilled,” borough secretary Karen Knellinger said on June 9 following Millerstown’s council meeting. “After testing, it should be back online within a […]

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Supreme Court sides with Georgia over Florida in long-fought water war | FEMA unveils new flood insurance calculation it says will be more equitable | Energy Dept. pushes to reverse Trump-era rule on efficiency standards

HAPPY THURSDAY!!! Welcome to Overnight Energy, your source for the day’s energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rachel Frazin at [email protected] Follow her on Twitter: @RachelFrazin. Reach Zack Budryk at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter: @BudrykZack. Signup for our newsletter and others HERE.  Today we’re […]

Do you really need insurance for your water and sewer lines? Here’s what to know.

These notices often convince homeowners that there are hidden defects on their properties that need to be addressed. Why else would their utility companies issue such dramatic warnings? Although these mailings seem to come from utility companies, they’re really pitches from third-party companies that have struck partnership agreements with utility […]

How a family renovated a College Park house with water damage and turned it into their home [photos, video] | Food + Living

Carmalena Stoltzfus and Raj Iyengar’s converted carriage house in downtown Lancaster had 16-foot-high ceilings, industrial design details and lots of light. It was Carmalena’s dream home. But it wasn’t the perfect space for a family with two young children and a Saint Bernard. So they sold the home. “I told […]

This College Park semi had water damage and potential; here’s how a family turned it into their home [photos, video] | Food + Living

Carmalena Stoltzfus and Raj Iyengar’s converted carriage house in downtown Lancaster had 16-foot-high ceilings, industrial design details and lots of light. It was Carmalena’s dream home. But it wasn’t the perfect space for a family with two young children and a Saint Bernard. So they sold the home. “I told […]

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Nine, including former Michigan governor, charged over Flint water crisis | Regulator finalizes rule forcing banks to serve oil, gun companies | Trump admin adds hurdle to increase efficiency standards for furnaces, water heaters

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‘Extraordinary work’ underway to rebuild electric, water, cell grid after Hurricane Laura

As Hurricane Laura recovery rolls into its second week, weary residents in Louisiana’s hardest hit areas find electricity, air-conditioning and clean, running water still in short supply. “They’re not sure when exactly we can get electricity here,” said Cindy Holland Demaskey, who lives in Hayes in east Calcasieu parish. “They’re telling […]