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UPDATE- State Water Board Emergency Drought Regulations will be considered at July 15 Board Meeting

Proposed regulations, made public Tuesday, focused on reducing outdoor urban water use.

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Prohibited activities would include water use that leads to runoff, water use on hard surfaces like sidewalks and asphalt and the use of potable water in a fountain.  Fines of up to $500 for each day in which violations occur may be imposed.

In Sec. X.2 Mandatory Actions by Water Suppliers, the draft regulations state that...

San Diego Implements Level 1 Drought Alert, by Monica Garske, NBC 7 San Diego

Wednesday, July 09, 2014
The alert includes recommendations residents can take to conserve water amid the hottest months of the year...

City Of Santa Clarita Launches New Webpage On The Conservation Of Water, by Diana Malagon

Wednesday, July 09, 2014
The city of Santa Clarita launched a new webpage "Water Wise is a Way of Life" this week...

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Folsom complete work to ease drought’s effects, by Mark Glover, The Sacramento Bee

Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Citing the urgency to conserve water amid California’s intensifying drought, officials of Aerojet Rocketdyne and the city of Folsom announced Tuesday an interim solution that will enable the company to start reusing millions of gallons of treated groundwater...

Responding to the Drought- Highlights of conservation efforts throughout California

Benicia ordinance restricting watering goes into effect, by John Sasaki, and wires

Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Brown lawns may become a more common sight in the near future in Benicia, all in the name of...