Gov. Brown Issues Permanent Water Regulations, Anticipates Local Conservation Standards

Water Regulations for California drought

California Gov. Jerry Brown issued new, permanent water regulations on Monday afternoon while calling for more self-regulation by water agencies throughout the state. Praising Californians for their active water conservation efforts, Brown’s Executive Order acknowledges that, “… Californians responded to the drought by conserving water at unprecedented levels, reducing water …

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Californians make strong conservation showing in March

State Water Board Proposes Extended Regulations

While not meeting the Governor’s mandate of a 25% reduction, Californians came close, conserving 24.3 percent in March. Statewide cumulative savings from June 2015 to March 2016 totaled 23.9 percent compared with the same months in 2013. Nearly 1.3 million acre-feet of water has been conserved during the past 10 …

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Water Advocates Request Changes in Conservation Regulations

BREAKING: senior water rights holders allowed to divert water

The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) held an informal workshop in Sacramento on Wednesday to discuss and encourage state water regulators to rescind, relax or at least rethink the emergency drought order issued by Gov. Jerry Brown nearly a year ago.  The governor mandated California residents to step-up to …

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