Water Rationing

A sign alerts visitors to water conservation efforts at the state Capitol, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Vote expected today on proposal to fine California water-wasters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California regulators are considering fines up to $500 a day for people who waste water on landscaping, fountains, washing vehicles and other outdoor uses. The State Water Resources Control Board is […]


The Avalon Harbor and beach on Catalina Island, Calif. (AP Photo/Sheri Malone)

Catalina Island braces for water rationing

AVALON, Calif. (AP) – Santa Catalina Island is bracing for water rationing this summer, and perhaps even more severe restrictions in the fall that could have a devastating effect on its tourism industry. The Los […]


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Sacramento votes to enact severe water rationing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — With no end in sight to California’s drought, the Sacramento City Council has voted to enact severe water rationing on residents and businesses, while also boosting enforcement efforts against people who […]



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