Water Wasters May Face $500-per-day Fine

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California residents who overwater their lawns or hose down their cars without a shut-off nozzle may soon face a $500-per-day fine. The State Water Resources Control Board proposed new regulations on Wednesday to crack down on excess water use. The board is set to consider the proposal on July 15. We discuss the drought and proposed fines.


Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board