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California Water Wars Escalate: State Orders Farmers To Stop Pumping

The State Water Resources Control Board issued the cease and desist order Thursday against an irrigation district in California’s agriculture-rich Central Valley that it said had failed to obey a previous warning to stop pumping. Hefty fines could follow. The Water Wars are just beginning and, it appears, with big oil still exempt, the small businessman and average joe face the costs.

California Regulators Clamp Down On Water Waste

California regulators are starting to clamp down on water waste & about 60 California cities and agencies have imposed mandatory water-use cutbacks, some as high as 50%. Some residents are angry about the crackdown. There isn’t much choice – It’s either do it or you die.

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