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Emergency water restrictions will extend beyond end of California drought

SACRAMENTO – Former White House chief of staff and current Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s most quotable words are frequently cited as the apogee of cynicism, but they simply point to reality in the political system: “You never let a serious

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Trailer bills seek to expand CA Water Board authority

Two drafted trailer bill proposals seek to change regulations for water program fees and water systems. Draft Trailer Bill 807 would expand the State Water Resources Control Board’s authority by allowing it to impose operating fees paid by public water

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State meets water conservation goals as drought lingers

Californians are conserving water, but the historic drought still lingers. The state posted its best numbers in December, with statewide water conservation increasing 22 percent, according to the State Water Resources Control Board. By comparison, state water officials said conservation

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Feinstein Ends Truce, Restarts Water Wars

MARCH 29, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI California’s water wars are back. U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., sent a letter to the Association of California Water Agencies late Tuesday March 27 again pitting North against South. The letter stated Feinstein was

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