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Drought Debacle: Despite Impressive Cuts in Water Usage, Some Local Agencies Receive Hefty State Fines for Not Doing Enough

As the calendar turns from 2015 to 2016, Gov. Jerry Brown and his Sacramento conservation team are pleased with the results of California’s statewide drought-emergency restrictions. However, they’re not happy with the efforts of Coachella Valley’s largest water agencies—despite significant cuts in local water usage. “Californians have reduced water use by 27.1 percent in the […]