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Is the Drought Drowned Out?: End of Drought Emergency and Release of Long-Term Conservation Framework

This month Governor Jerry Brown declared California‚Äôs drought-induced state of emergency officially over for the majority of the state. Even with the emergency called off, however, future drought remains a real threat to the Golden State. In response, California water … Continue reading

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Drought Troubles: Regulatory Plans Meet Judicial Pushback

Update (5/6/15): ———————————————- On Tuesday, May 5th, California’s state water board approved emergency drought regulations that aim to slash water use in urban areas by 25%. The measures call for cities and water agencies to reduce water usage by amounts … Continue reading

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Conserve or Face the Consequences: August 1st Marks Mandatory Water Conservation Regulation

On July 15, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) approved an emergency regulation that mandates water conservation by water agencies, their customers, and state residents. Residents out of compliance could face fines from local agencies of up to $500 … Continue reading

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