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Agency To Update Drought Plan Mandating Water Cuts In Cities

California water regulators are postponing release of a new plan to get cities to reduce water use by as much as a third.

04/17/2015

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Calif. Officials Warn Water Savings In February Were Worst Yet

California’s water board said Tuesday that residents saved less water in February than in any other month since it began tracking conservation efforts last summer.

04/07/2015

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Californians Cut Water Use By Only 9 Percent In January

California water conservation slipped during an unusually dry January just a month after residents first met Gov. Jerry Brown’s call to slash water use by 20 percent, a state agency reported Tuesday.

03/03/2015

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California Board Considers Fines For Water Wasters

The State Water Resources Control Board next week is scheduled to consider draft emergency regulations made public Tuesday. They are intended to put teeth into conservation efforts that so far have produced disappointing results.

07/08/2014

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Drought Prompts Likely Limits On Tapping Rivers

The State Water Resources Control Board projected the curtailment letters would be sent out later this month for users on 10 different rivers and their watersheds.

05/01/2014

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California Water Officials Express Meager Hope

Officials say February’s rain storms pleasantly boosted the state’s water supply, but California remains in the throes of a drought.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/18/2014

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Committees Approve $687 Million In Drought Relief

A $687 million drought relief plan is headed for floor votes in the Legislature after winning quick approval Wednesday in legislative committees.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/26/2014

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California Board To Vote On Sewers For Malibu

A California panel says scenic Malibu needs to clean up its act with sewers.

09/21/2010