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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: November 12, 2007 8:45:23 AM PST

LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF WATER & POWER
MEDIA ADVISORY

NOVEMBER 12, 2007 CONTACT:  
Darlene Battle, (213) 367-1368
darlene.battle@ladwp.com

Joe Ramallo, (213) 367-1394
joseph.ramallo@ladwp.com 

DROUGHT BUSTERS, THE CITY'S MOBILE WATER CONSERVATION TEAM, RETURN
TO THE STREETS TO "SPOT AND STOP" WATER WASTE 

  • WHAT:         
    With continuing pressure on the City's water supply, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will kick-off the City's latest effort to help raise awareness about the continuing need for water conservation by returning Drought Busters: LA's Conservation Team to LA's streets after a 13-year hiatus.
  •  The Drought Busters Conservation Team will patrol the City's streets to educate City residents on how to reduce water waste.  The Drought Busters will drive Toyota Hybrid Prius vehicles clearly identified with the Drought Busters logo. 
  •  The Drought Busters will hit the streets immediately following the press conference, departing from in front of the LADWP headquarters.
  • WHEN:          
    Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 10:45 a.m.
     
  • WHERE:       
    LADWP Headquarters
    111 N. Hope Street 
    Los Angeles, CA 90012                        
  • WHO:           
    Honorable Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
    Robert Rozanski, LADWP Acting General Manager 
    Members of the Los Angeles City Council
    Members of the Board of Water &Power Commissioners

    VISUALS:     
    Mayor and dignitaries
    Drought Busters Team Members in uniform with a Drought Buster mobile complete with identifying logo
    Graphic posters of the prohibited uses of water and water conservation tips.

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For more information contact:
Joseph Ramallo
Communications Director, LADWP
(213) 367-1361