Under emergency drought regulations, Californians can be fined $500 for watering their lawns within 48 hours of rain. Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, said it’s only fair that the biggest water users face penalties, too.
Under emergency drought regulations, Californians can be fined $500 for watering their lawns within 48 hours of rain. Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, said it’s only fair that the biggest water users face penalties, too. Hector Amezcua Sacramento Bee file
Under emergency drought regulations, Californians can be fined $500 for watering their lawns within 48 hours of rain. Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, said it’s only fair that the biggest water users face penalties, too. Hector Amezcua Sacramento Bee file
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‘Excessive water users’ fine would elevate drought-shaming to California policy

February 19, 2016 08:58 AM