Drilling for water

Lake running low, new source needed


THIRSTY LAKE—Construction crews work at Triunfo Canyon Road in Westlake Village where the water is being drilled.
Drilling is underway along Triunfo Canyon Road in Westlake Village to find a new water source for depleted Westlake Lake.
Built in the late 1960s, the man-made lake relies on underground water during dry months.
The freshwater lake has eight miles of shoreline and contains about a half-billion gallons of water when full. It is surrounded by more than 1,300 homes and is used for...

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