March 20, 2017 - L.A. Daily News

LA mayor declares emergency on potential aqueduct flooding due to 'historic' winter storms

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti declared a state of emergency Monday in response to possible flooding that could occur along the Los Angeles aqueduct system when the "historic" snowpack in the Eastern Sierras starts melting this spring."We see a potentially disastrous situation coming" that could "hurt our economy, our families and our environment," Garcetti said.