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California Water Board Approves Mandatory Restrictions, Stiff Fines for Water Wasters

By Jodi Hernandez and Associated Press; NBC Bay Area

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The official version of the resolution and regulations approved by the State Water Board can be viewed at

Fresno, Clovis ahead of state on water conservation

By Helen Tracey-Noren, The Fresno Bee

Monday, July 14, 2014

The State Water Resources Control Board will vote Tuesday on fines and regulations meant to increase California's water conservation, but the changes will likely have little impact on Fresno and Clovis...

New York Times Discusses Water Use in California

Saving Water in California, by The Editorial Board, New Your Times

Thursday, July 10, 2014

A July 9 editorial criticizes California for failing to do more to curb water use...

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...

Water conservation film series released by State Water Board

The State Water Board’s Storm Water Program presents “Slow the Flow: Be a California Water Warrior,” a seven part follow-up film series to the Water Board’s 2011 film “Slow the Flow: Make Your Landscape Act More Like a Sponge”.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014