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April 20, 2015 5:16 PM

Jerry Brown calls tiered-water ruling ‘a straitjacket’ for conservation efforts

An appellate court Monday struck down a Southern California city’s method of charging water users based on a tiered-rate system, a potential setback to municipalities across a parched state laboring to curtail water consumption under Gov. Jerry Brown’s recent order.

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