San Francisco And East Bay Water Regulators Impose Mandatory Restrictions To Alleviate Drought Water regulatory agencies in San Francisco and the East Bay have decided at their meetings to impose mandatory restrictions for water use.
Santa Clara Water District Approves Hiring 'Water Cops' To Issue WarningsIn a unanimous vote, the Santa Clara Valley Water District approved hiring up to 10 people to respond to complaints about people wasting water in the county.
Pleasanton Spending $250,000 To Make Sure People Know They Have To Save Water During DroughtAn East Bay city which has enacted mandatory water cutbacks is now paying big bucks to inform those who still are not aware of the restrictions and the message to save water.
Pleasanton Imposes Mandatory Water Restrictions, Excess Use To Trigger Large FinesBusinesses and residents in Pleasanton will have to cut back on water usage by 25 percent or face fines after a unanimous city council vote Tuesday night.
Santa Cruz Begins Mandatory Water RationingResidents in single-family homes are now required to limit water use in Santa Cruz, or face added fees.
Mandatory Water Cutbacks Expected After One Of Driest Winters On Record For Bay AreaThursday is the first day of spring, and the rainy season is quickly coming to a close and rainfall in the Bay Area has been far below normal for this time of year, potentially setting up a long-term drought for California, a National Weather Service hydrologist said.
East Bay Water Customers Hit With Mandatory Cutbacks Because Of DroughtIn a 4-1 vote, the Alameda County Water District – which serves Fremont, Newark and Union City – voted to declare a water shortage emergency, forcing mandatory water restrictions on its 350,000 customers.
HealthWatch: Professor Urges Mandatory Licenses, Tests For SmokersA prominent medical journal has ignited a debate over whether smokers should be required to get a license in order to smoke cigarettes.

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