Get unlimited access to our best features
Subscribe now

New water restrictions approved in drought-stricken California

Summary by Ground News
The State Water Resources Control Board approved a proposal that would implement water restrictions across the state. Under the regulations, urban water suppliers would implement Level 2 demand reductions in water use. The state's water use jumped by 19% in the month of March compared to the same month in 2020. The Level 2 actions to be implemented applies to potable water.
1 month ago

News Articles

More Filters
All
Left
Center
Right
CBS Local

California Passes Water Ban For Commercial Properties Amid Ongoing Drought

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Brown lawns are on the horizon as we head into summer.Late Tuesday afternoon, the California Water Resources Control Board voted to ban watering grass on commercial properties. The new regulation would not affect places like sports fields or other recreational areas.California saw its driest January through March on record.After Californians failed to voluntarily reduce water use by 15 percent, the state could see the return…

1 month ago·United States
Read Full Article
New York Times

California Approves New Water Restrictions Amid Worsening Drought

The regulations are the strictest statewide mandates yet.

1 month ago·New York, United States
Read Full Article
The Hill

New water restrictions approved in drought-stricken California

California on Tuesday adopted an emergency water conservation regulation to “ensure more aggressive conservation by local water agencies across the state” almost a year after Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) asked that people voluntarily cut their water usage. Under the new policy, commercial, industrial and institutional properties cannot water their turf except for areas used for…

1 month ago·Washington, United States
Read Full Article
KRDO

California passes water ban for commercial properties amid ongoing drought

By Shawnte PassmoreClick here for updates on this story    SACRAMENTO (KOVR) — Brown lawns are on the horizon as we head into summer.Late Tuesday afternoon, the California Water Resources Control Board voted to ban watering grass on commercial properties. The new regulation would not affect places like sports fields or other recreational areas.California saw its driest January through March on record.After Californians failed to voluntarily red…

1 month ago
Read Full Article
Los Angeles Times

California just adopted new, tougher water restrictions: What you need to know

California's drought rules forbid the use of drinking water for irrigating grass that is purely decorative at businesses and some residential areas.

1 month ago·Los Angeles, United States
Read Full Article
The Mercury news

California drought: Water wasters could face fines of up to $10,000 in Santa Clara County under new rules

“Water cops” coming to Silicon Valley, but are there enough on the beat?

1 month ago·San Jose, United States
Read Full Article
Think freely.Subscribe and get full access to Ground NewsSubscriptions start at $9.99/yearSubscribe

Bias Distribution

45% of the sources lean Left, 45% of the sources are Center
CBS Local
New York Times
Los Angeles Times
The Mercury news
SF Examiner
The Hill
KRDO
NBC San Diego
Times of San Diego
Fox40
Santa Barbara News-Press
L 50%
C 40%
 
Untracked bias
See less detail