California Seeks Drought Solutions From Australia, World’s Driest Inhabited ContinentDesperate for solutions, Californians have taken a keen interest in how Australia coped with its "Big Dry," a torturous drought that stretched across the millennium, from the late 1990s through 2012.
No More Playing Nice - California Water Regulators Will Name, Shame, Fine, Even Ration Water-WastersWater districts that don't take steps to conserve face $10,000-a-day fines if they don't adopt new water restrictions or change rates as demanded by the state. The excuses cities have given for pitiful conservation, including hot weather and earlier cutbacks, are no longer a free pass.
NASA Scientist Says Epic Drought Leaving California With Only 1 Year Of Water LeftA NASA scientist is saying California only has about one year of water left in its reservoirs, after years of record drought.
Is There Really An Eco-Friendly Way To Wash Your Car During California's Drought?Water rationing or water conservation, has been a priority in my household (and probably yours) for the past 3 years. In fact, water conservation has become “a game” for me! Every month, I am anxious to tear open my water bill and see just how much more I saved over the previous month!
State Approves Fines For Wasting Water After Report Shows Californians Using More Water, Not ConservingCalifornia has approved fines for water wasting after a new report showed water customers in the state using more water, not less, amid calls for conservation.
Californians Using More Water, Not Less During Drought; Statewide Fines Approved For Water WastersState water managers are contemplating mandatory fines for water wasters as calls for water conservation in drought-plagued California have apparently fallen on deaf ears.
California May Impose Mandatory Water Restrictions, $500 Fines For Wasters During Record DroughtDrought ravaged California could be on the brink of mandatory water restrictions on water use, with fines of up to $500 a day for those who don’t comply.
Some Californians Allowed To Keep Using Water For Free Amid Record DroughtCalifornia’s blistering heat has spared wildfires and is worsening what could be a record drought. While some are bracing for severe water rationing, others with certain privileges can continue to use as much water as they want for free.
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 Mandatory Water Rationing Begins Thursday, Homes Allotted 249 Gallons A DayThe city of Santa Cruz is reminding Santa Cruz Municipal Utilities customers that water rationing begins Thursday.
Dry Winter Could Mean Mandatory Water Rationing For Santa Cruz Residents Water officials in Santa Cruz are already calling for residents to exercise restraint in their water usage this Spring, following a less than stellar rainy winter season.

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