File - In this May 6, 2015 file photo, a decal on a dusty tail gate of a truck asks people to conserve water in Anaheim, Calif. The California Supreme Court says the state's water conservation districts don't need voter approval to charge their customers fees to fund programs aimed at protecting groundwater. But the justices in a unanimous ruling on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, said they also cannot charge cities disproportionately more than farmers for conservation efforts.
File - In this May 6, 2015 file photo, a decal on a dusty tail gate of a truck asks people to conserve water in Anaheim, Calif. The California Supreme Court says the state's water conservation districts don't need voter approval to charge their customers fees to fund programs aimed at protecting groundwater. But the justices in a unanimous ruling on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, said they also cannot charge cities disproportionately more than farmers for conservation efforts. Chris Carlson AP Photo
File - In this May 6, 2015 file photo, a decal on a dusty tail gate of a truck asks people to conserve water in Anaheim, Calif. The California Supreme Court says the state's water conservation districts don't need voter approval to charge their customers fees to fund programs aimed at protecting groundwater. But the justices in a unanimous ruling on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, said they also cannot charge cities disproportionately more than farmers for conservation efforts. Chris Carlson AP Photo

California water districts don't need voter approval on fees

December 04, 2017 06:11 PM

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