News release: State Water Board releases draft emergency regulations prohibiting wasteful water use
As California continues to face severe drought conditions exacerbated by climate change, the State Water Resources Control Board released a draft emergency regulation to prohibit water waste and bolster water conservation. Members of the public can comment on the draft before the State Water Board considers it for adoption early next year. If passed, the regulation will make wasteful water practices, such as excessive irrigation causing runoff, using potable water for street cleaning, or irrigating landscapes within 48 hours of measurable rainfall, a violation for all Californians….
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