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California's cracking down on urban water waste. What about the farmers?
California's cracking down on urban water waste. What about the farmers?

California's brutal drought has state officials looking for ways to conserve water. Ideas that they are considering include "directing urban agencies to limit the number of days residents can water their yards," according to The Times. The emergency restrictions also "prohibit landscape irrigation during and for 48 hours after measurable rainfall, direct restaurants to serve water only on request and instruct hotels to offer customers the option of not having their linens and towels washed daily," Bettina Boxall reported.   As George Skelton points out in his Times column, state water conservation efforts are focused almost exclusively on individuals while...

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