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The California drought brings meters to Northern California

California Water Meters as Result of Drought

In Northern California, residents of Morada, a small town outside of Stockton, are fighting against the use of water meters. Although a state law was passed in 2004 that required every water district in the state to install meters, districts have until 2025 to implement the change. In Morada, water …

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California drought laws unveiled

California Water Water Restrictions Tighten

The California State Water Resources Control Board unveiled new regulations last week that will guide California through its exceptional drought. The new California drought laws will go into effect immediately. The laws dictate how much potable (drinkable) water cities need to cut from their usage. “This is the drought of …

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Downtown San Luis Obispo flooded due to main break

California Water Wasted as Pipes Break in Fresno

Water was cut off to a block of homes after a water main break flooded downtown San Luis Obispo Friday night. The pressure from the water caused pavement and soil to buck underground. Eventually, the mixture forced itself through the concrete, bucking upwards. To keep other old water mains from …

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Assembly bills for water storage voted down

California Water Bill Does Not Pass

California Assembly Democrats shot down legislation that would have allowed for the construction of water storage sites in California, which is facing a massive water crisis. Assembly bills 397, 956 and 311 were all Republican bills that were killed in party-line votes. AB 397 would have stopped the sale of …

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