Felicia Marcus

California approves hefty fines for water-wasters

Any resident of drought-hit California who will be found wasting water on lawns, landscaping or car washing will be slapped with hefty fines, thanks to a unanimous vote by the state's water regulators.

The State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday voted 4-0 to approve fines of up to... read more

Local authorities poised to slap water wasters with hefty fines

Struggling to conserve water in the midst of third consecutive parched summer, California is poised to slap water wasters with hefty fines of up to $500 per day.

Under emergency water conservation rules that the California Water Resources Control Board will consider next week, drenching... read more

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