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What you need to know about the state's proposed water restrictions
What you need to know about the state's proposed water restrictions

The state water board has modified its proposed conservation regulations  in an attempt to incorporate feedback from urban water suppliers, interest groups and members of the public who had roundly criticized its framework. The board  received more than 250 letters weighing in on how best to implement Gov. Jerry Brown’s mandatory 25% statewide water-use cut.  Some water suppliers said they should be given credit for past conservation. Others said aggressive  water-use reductions could harm their bottom line or increase wildfire risk. A few said the targets set by the board were simply unattainable. The board addressed some — but not all — of those...

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