Water board heard arguments favoring water fines

california water board heard arguments favoring water fines

The State Water Resources Control Board recently heard proposals for fines and fees for residents who waste water. To help meet Governor Jerry Brown’s mandatory cutbacks during the California drought, water agency heads argued for potential fees and fines to encourage water conservation. In their eyes, it is one of …

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California state parks turning off water

California State Parks Turning Off Water

To help conserve water during the California drought, state officials are taking extreme measures. One of those measures involves cutting water to outdoor showers at beaches, a popular destination place for travelers. “California is facing extremely severe drought conditions,” California State Parks Director Lisa Mangat said in a release. “It …

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VA Medical Center fails to follow water cutbacks

VA Fails Cut Back on California Water Supply

Drought shaming is no longer just for private residences. CBS Los Angeles recently went undercover and found that the Veterans Affairs West Los Angeles Medical Center was violating the City’s Emergency Water Conservation Plan. Because of the California drought, City officials limited how often and when lawns are allowed to …

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Redding hires security firm to enforce water rules

Water Waste Fines Coming to California

Because of Governor Jerry Brown’s mandatory water restrictions, the City of Redding was told it needed to cut back their water usage by 36 percent. So far, residents have made significant changes, especially in outdoor irrigation, to the point where water consumption has dropped by 30 percent. While city officials …

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Produce and cooking is changing due to the drought

Kitchens Change To Help California Drought

Because of the California drought, produce growers are beginning to look at different ways of growing fruits and vegetables. Instead of excessively watering crops, farmers are forcing their crops to search for whatever water source is available to them. The result is a smaller, more vibrant crop. Growers are no …

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More than half a million gallons of water dumped

Poway CA Dumps Water in Canyon

As the California drought continues throughout the state, residents have made it their personal mission to conserve water. In Poway, just north of San Diego, the residents conserved 45 percent in May. While the conservation was good for Governor Brown’s mandatory cutbacks, the unused water – all 550,000 gallons of …

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