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  • In blow to water conservation, court rejects San Juan Capistrano's tiered rates

    In blow to water conservation, court rejects San Juan Capistrano's tiered rates
    In a ruling with major implications for California's water conservation campaign, a state appeals court on Monday ruled that a tiered water rate structure used by the city of San Juan Capistrano to encourage conservation was unconstitutional. The Orange...
  • A guide to rebates on drought-tolerant landscaping

    A guide to rebates on drought-tolerant landscaping
    Weeks after Gov. Jerry Brown called for the removal 50 million square feet of lawn in the state, water agencies say that they are well on their way to meeting the goal. In his State of the City address Tuesday, Mayor Eric Garcetti praised Los Angeles...
  • Jerry Brown faces fight over mandatory water cuts

    Jerry Brown faces fight over mandatory water cuts
    Representatives of urban water suppliers and advocacy groups from across the state have criticized a plan from state water regulators that would force some to cut water consumption by as much as 35% over the next year. In more than 200 letters to the...
  • California faces fight over historic water rationing plans

    California faces fight over historic water rationing plans
    More than 200 letters leveling criticisms at a plan to force Californians to slash urban water use by 25% make it clear just how difficult it will be for regulators to enforce Gov. Jerry Brown's unprecedented mandate. In the week since the State Water...
  • Amid heated criticism, California water board to release draft cuts

    Amid heated criticism, California water board to release draft cuts
    The state Water Resources Control Board is scheduled to release its draft emergency water conservation regulations Saturday morning, in a historic bid to slash California’s urban water use by 25%. Water board officials had planned to release the...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's rural excursion underlines his support for farmers

    Gov. Jerry Brown's rural excursion underlines his support for farmers
    As California continues reeling from the drought, Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday headed into the farmlands north of Sacramento, where concerns about the state's parched spell are mounting after a dry winter. The official reason for the governor's trip was...
  • State water board issues revised drought regulations for Californians

    State water board issues revised drought regulations for Californians
    In response to numerous complaints, state regulators Saturday issued a revised plan for California's first-ever mandatory water cuts, emphasizing the need for urgent action as summer looms. The drought, which started in 2012, could persist for years,...
  • For California governors, the roller-coaster ride is routine

    For California governors, the roller-coaster ride is routine
    Two former governors sat before a crowd of civic leaders last week, a serene 51 floors above the lunch-hour cacophony of Flower Street in downtown Los Angeles. Pete Wilson and Gray Davis were doing what politicians do, debating the fine points of policy....
  • What you need to know about the state's proposed water restrictions

    What you need to know about the state's proposed water restrictions
    The state water board has modified its proposed conservation regulations  in an attempt to incorporate feedback from urban water suppliers, interest groups and members of the public who had roundly criticized its framework. The board  received more than...
  • South O.C. water customers, missing targets, face tighter rules

    South O.C. water customers, missing targets, face tighter rules
    Water regulators in southern Orange County have tightened restrictions on potable water use to comply with Gov. Jerry Brown's order to reduce water use across California. The South Coast Water District and Laguna Beach County Water District had set...
  • Facing resistance, Gov. Jerry Brown defends order to cut water use

    Facing resistance, Gov. Jerry Brown defends order to cut water use
    With criticism of new conservation regulations pouring in from local officials, Gov. Jerry Brown and other state leaders defended Thursday his executive order requiring a 25% reduction in water use.   "From everything I can see here, it's attainable,"...