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February 19, 2016 8:58 AM

‘Excessive water users’ fine would elevate drought-shaming to California policy

Bill would require water districts to set fines for exceeding usage limit, make names public

It’s based on policy at East Bay utility that exposed thousands of top consumers

Sen. Jerry Hill: ‘No one should be allowed to just buy their way out of’ the drought

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