California water-wasters elude fines as drought persists

Posted by Dentist San Ramon Ca on March 15, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. California water regulators, alarmed by slack conservation three years into a crippling drought, took the unprecedented step last summer of establishing statewide restrictions and gave communities a hammer to enforce them: a $500 fine for excessive watering of lawns, hosing down driveways and running decorative yard fountains with drinking water.

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