California water conservation

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Get ready to save water: Permanent California restrictions approved by Gov. Jerry Brown

Published: 
Fri, 06/01/2018 - 2:08pm

The drought may be over, but California residents should prepare themselves for new and more permanent restrictions on water use.

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How Cape Town found water savings California never dreamed of

Published: 
Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:08pm

A six-car municipal police convoy skidded to a halt outside a Cape Town house, and police leaped from their cars at the offending sight: a trickle of hose water splashing onto a squat red flower.

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Congress sends major California water policy to President Obama, despite Sen. Barbara Boxer's objections

Published: 
Wed, 12/14/2016 (All day)

Over Sen. Barbara Boxer’s objections, the Senate voted 78 to 21 Friday evening to pass sweeping water infrastructure legislation that changes how much water is pumped from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to San Joaquin Valley farmers and Southern California.

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California water conservation dips as relaxed drought rules take effect

Published: 
Mon, 08/08/2016 (All day)

Water conservation in California dipped slightly during the first month that the state’s mandatory water-savings rules were significantly relaxed, regulators said Tuesday.