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L.A. County supervisors order agencies to scale back water use
L.A. County supervisors order agencies to scale back water use

Los Angeles County's board of supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to order restrictions on water use for its government operations, following a state directive to Californians to curb water usage during one of the worst droughts in decades. The county, which employs more than 100,000 people and runs an extensive system of parks and government buildings, will adhere to the restrictions issued by the State Water Resources Control Board, including a ban on allowing runoff from outdoor sprinklers and hosing down driveways and sidewalks. "The County of Los Angeles can play an important role, by reducing water use at its facilities and in assisting local water supply agencies in...

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