SANTA CLARA COUNTY (CBS SF) — California is about to get a lot tougher on saving the state’s water.
The State Water Resources Control Board is set to vote Tuesday on tough new rules that would allow any public employee empowered to enforce laws to write tickets for wasting water. This includes workers like parking meter maids.READ MORE: Business Owners in San Francisco's Hayes Valley Say Crime Driving Them to Closure
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Violations would include watering during the day, rinsing driveways and washing a car without a shut off nozzle.READ MORE: Condemnation of the Unvaxxed Grows as Bay Area Mask Mandates Reappear
The daily maximum fine is $500. And you have the option of taking a class, like these offenders.