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San Antonio Express-News
State backs away from drought crackdown on two water agenciesto see their cases dropped. In a dispute that has been closely watched by Cali
State backs away from drought crackdown on two water agencies
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 hours ago
to see their cases dropped. In a dispute that has been closely watched by California’s farmers and water managers, the State Water Resources Control Board moved to dismiss its complaints that the Tracy-area irrigation districts were taking... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
State moves to drop $1.5 million fine in water rights caseto Mountain House, a Tracy suburb that until recently depended completely on By
State moves to drop $1.5 million fine in water rights case
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 hours ago
to Mountain House, a Tracy suburb that until recently depended completely on Byron-Bethany for its water. On Thursday, the State Water Resources Control Board said it was moving to drop the enforcement action after several days of hearings. In a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
State backs away from drought crackdown on two water agenciesto see their cases dropped. In a dispute that has been closely watched by Cali
State backs away from drought crackdown on two water agencies
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 hours ago
to see their cases dropped. In a dispute that has been closely watched by California’s farmers and water managers, the State Water Resources Control Board moved to dismiss its complaints that the Tracy-area irrigation districts were taking... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
California to dismiss $1 4M fine against irrigation districtyear in California," he said. "It appeared that some parties had been taking wa
California to dismiss $1 4M fine against irrigation district
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 19 hours ago
year in California," he said. "It appeared that some parties had been taking water that didn't belong to them." The full State Water Resources Control Board must approve the dismissals before they become final. Attorneys for both districts said... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California to dismiss $1.4M fine against irrigation districtyear in California," he said. "It appeared that some parties had been taking wa
California to dismiss $1.4M fine against irrigation district
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
year in California," he said. "It appeared that some parties had been taking water that didn't belong to them." The full State Water Resources Control Board must approve the dismissals before they become final. Attorneys for both districts said... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
California to dismiss $1.4M fine against irrigation districta historic $1.4 million fine issued at the height of California’s drought again
California to dismiss $1.4M fine against irrigation district
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
a historic $1.4 million fine issued at the height of California’s drought against a group of Central Valley farmers. The State Water Resources Control Board on Thursday, May 26, 2016, said its prosecutors failed to prove the case against... Read more
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Connecticut Post
California to dismiss $1.4M fine against irrigation districta historic $1.4 million fine issued at the height of California’s drought again
California to dismiss $1.4M fine against irrigation district
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
a historic $1.4 million fine issued at the height of California’s drought against a group of Central Valley farmers. The State Water Resources Control Board on Thursday, May 26, 2016, said its prosecutors failed to prove the case against... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Calif. drought isn't history just yetthe wasteful ways we use water because most of the state is, in fact, a desert?
Calif. drought isn't history just yet
Lake Tahoe News / Posted yesterday
the wasteful ways we use water because most of the state is, in fact, a desert? We remember. We’re not sure about the State Water Resources Control Board and some local water agencies, though. Dazzled by winter precipitation that, while... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California to dismiss $1.4M fine against irrigation districtyear in California," he said. "It appeared that some parties had been taking wa
California to dismiss $1.4M fine against irrigation district
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
year in California," he said. "It appeared that some parties had been taking water that didn't belong to them." The full State Water Resources Control Board must approve the dismissals before they become final. Attorneys for both districts said... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
California to dismiss $1.4M fine against irrigation districta historic $1.4 million fine issued at the height of California’s drought again
California to dismiss $1.4M fine against irrigation district
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
a historic $1.4 million fine issued at the height of California’s drought against a group of Central Valley farmers. The State Water Resources Control Board on Thursday, May 26, 2016, said its prosecutors failed to prove the case against... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
California to dismiss $1.4M fine against irrigation districta historic $1.4 million fine issued at the height of California's drought again
California to dismiss $1.4M fine against irrigation district
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted yesterday
a historic $1.4 million fine issued at the height of California's drought against a group of Central Valley farmers. The State Water Resources Control Board on Thursday said its prosecutors failed to prove the case against Byron-Bethany... Read more
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The Columbian
California oil line repaired after thousands of gallons spillabout a 250-foot-by-40-foot stretch of land, but none of it spilled into waterw
California oil line repaired after thousands of gallons spill
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
about a 250-foot-by-40-foot stretch of land, but none of it spilled into waterways, Miryam Barajas, a spokeswoman with the state Water Resources Control Board, said Tuesday. Additionally, groundwater reserves in the area of the spill are... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California’s ‘historic’ drought isn’t history just yetthe wasteful ways we use water because most of the state is, in fact, a desert?
California’s ‘historic’ drought isn’t history just yet
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
the wasteful ways we use water because most of the state is, in fact, a desert? We remember. We’re not sure about the State Water Resources Control Board and some local water agencies, though. Dazzled by winter precipitation that, while... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Dave Stoldt, Paul Sciuto: Pure Water Monterey shows benefits of cooperationyears of above-average rainfall to return our region to its previous water leve
Dave Stoldt, Paul Sciuto: Pure Water Monterey shows benefits of cooperation
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 7 days ago
years of above-average rainfall to return our region to its previous water levels. In addition, the deadline for the State Water Resources Control Board’s cease and desist order is only seven months away, and with that the specter of fines... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Many California cities predict no conservation requirements under new water rulesis the message delivered this week about how conservation will play out in 2016
Many California cities predict no conservation requirements under new water rules
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
is the message delivered this week about how conservation will play out in 2016. The new rules adopted Wednesday by the State Water Resources Control Board allow more than 400 urban water agencies to propose their own conservation standards.... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Calif. moves to end unprecedented water restrictionsto cut water use as much as 36 percent, often by hitting residents with unprece
Calif. moves to end unprecedented water restrictions
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 8 days ago
to cut water use as much as 36 percent, often by hitting residents with unprecedented restrictions and fines. Instead, the State Water Resources Control Board will allow urban water providers to set their own water-reduction targets based on their... Read more
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The Signal
SCV water retailers to collaborate on new targetbe set for the region after the state decided to let local water districts dete
SCV water retailers to collaborate on new target
The Signal / Posted 8 days ago
be set for the region after the state decided to let local water districts determine their own conservation goals. The State Water Resources Control Board voted Wednesday to lift an order requiring at least 20 percent water savings across the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
California Will Let Local Authorities Assess Water Conservation Goals Amid Droughtwill now transition to standards "based upon supply reliability considerations
California Will Let Local Authorities Assess Water Conservation Goals Amid Drought
KERA North Texas / Posted 8 days ago
will now transition to standards "based upon supply reliability considerations at the local level," according to the State Water Resources Control Board. And because standards would be assessed at the local level, the new regulations would... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
California Will Let Local Authorities Assess Water Conservation Goals Amid Droughtwill now transition to standards "based upon supply reliability considerations
California Will Let Local Authorities Assess Water Conservation Goals Amid Drought
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
will now transition to standards "based upon supply reliability considerations at the local level," according to the State Water Resources Control Board. And because standards would be assessed at the local level, the new regulations would... Read more
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PhysOrg
California eases water restrictions, but drought continuesafter El Nino-driven storms boosted reservoir levels this winter in parts of th
California eases water restrictions, but drought continues
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
after El Nino-driven storms boosted reservoir levels this winter in parts of the state, authorities announced. The State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously on Wednesday to roll back strict conservation rules and to allow local... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
California water conservation to return to local handswater officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservatio
California water conservation to return to local hands
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 9 days ago
water officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservation in the state’s fifth year of drought. The State Water Resources Control Board on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, will vote on whether to give local water districts control of... Read more
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CBS News
Controversy over latest Calif. drought-tied moveswould then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to t
Controversy over latest Calif. drought-tied moves
CBS News / Posted 9 days ago
would then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to the state. Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, called it a difficult set of decisions for the panel. "We don't want to cry wolf. We... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
California water conservation to return to local handswater officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservatio
California water conservation to return to local hands
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
water officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservation in the state’s fifth year of drought. The State Water Resources Control Board on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, will vote on whether to give local water districts control of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
California water conservation to return to local handswater officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservatio
California water conservation to return to local hands
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
water officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservation in the state’s fifth year of drought. The State Water Resources Control Board on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, will vote on whether to give local water districts control of... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
California water conservation to return to local handswater officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservatio
California water conservation to return to local hands
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 9 days ago
water officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservation in the state’s fifth year of drought. The State Water Resources Control Board on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, will vote on whether to give local water districts control of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
California water conservation to return to local handswater officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservatio
California water conservation to return to local hands
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
water officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservation in the state’s fifth year of drought. The State Water Resources Control Board on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, will vote on whether to give local water districts control of... Read more
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The New Canaan News
California water conservation to return to local handswater officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservatio
California water conservation to return to local hands
The New Canaan News / Posted 9 days ago
water officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservation in the state’s fifth year of drought. The State Water Resources Control Board on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, will vote on whether to give local water districts control of... Read more
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Darien News-Review
California water conservation to return to local handswater officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservatio
California water conservation to return to local hands
Darien News-Review / Posted 9 days ago
water officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservation in the state’s fifth year of drought. The State Water Resources Control Board on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, will vote on whether to give local water districts control of... Read more
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Denver Post
California water conservation to return to local handswater officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservatio
California water conservation to return to local hands
Denver Post / Posted 9 days ago
water officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservation in the state's fifth year of drought. The State Water Resources Control Board on Wednesday will vote on whether to give local water districts control of setting their... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
California water conservation to return to local handswater officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservatio
California water conservation to return to local hands
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
water officials say they will consider dropping a mandate requiring conservation in the state’s fifth year of drought. The State Water Resources Control Board on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, will vote on whether to give local water districts control of... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAon how much water each municipality had already conserved over the previous yea
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 9 days ago
on how much water each municipality had already conserved over the previous year. According to statistics from the State Water Resources Control Board: The city of SLO reduced water use by an average of 9.8 percent above the required 12... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
State Water Conservation Order LiftedThe State Water Resources Control Board is lifting its 20 percent water conserv
State Water Conservation Order Lifted
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 9 days ago
The State Water Resources Control Board is lifting its 20 percent water conservation order statewide. Board members said the decision follows wet weather that has eased the drought in parts of the state. The move will lead to more local control at... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
California lets local water districts set savingwater districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the d
California lets local water districts set saving
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 9 days ago
water districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the drought in some parts of the state. The State Water Resources Control Board met Wednesday in Sacramento and lifted its statewide conservation order calling for a 20... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California Lets Local Water Districts Set Savingwater districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the d
California Lets Local Water Districts Set Saving
KTVN Reno / Posted 9 days ago
water districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the drought in some parts of the state. The State Water Resources Control Board met Wednesday in Sacramento and lifted its statewide conservation order calling for a 20... Read more
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The Marietta Times
California lets local water districts set savingwater districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the d
California lets local water districts set saving
The Marietta Times / Posted 9 days ago
water districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the drought in some parts of the state. The State Water Resources Control Board met Wednesday in Sacramento and lifted its statewide conservation order calling for a 20... Read more
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Lake Placid News
California turns water conservation over to local officialswould then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to t
California turns water conservation over to local officials
Lake Placid News / Posted 9 days ago
would then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to the state. Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, called it a difficult set of decisions for the panel. "We don't want to cry wolf. We... Read more
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Lake Placid News
California lets local water districts set savingwater districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the d
California lets local water districts set saving
Lake Placid News / Posted 9 days ago
water districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the drought in some parts of the state. The State Water Resources Control Board met Wednesday in Sacramento and lifted its statewide conservation order calling for a 20... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
California lets local water districts set savingwater districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the d
California lets local water districts set saving
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 9 days ago
water districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the drought in some parts of the state. The State Water Resources Control Board met Wednesday in Sacramento and lifted its statewide conservation order calling for a 20... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
California lets local water districts set savingwater districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the d
California lets local water districts set saving
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
water districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the drought in some parts of the state. The State Water Resources Control Board met Wednesday in Sacramento and lifted its statewide conservation order calling for a 20... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
California turns water conservation over to local officialswould then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to t
California turns water conservation over to local officials
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
would then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to the state. Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, called it a difficult set of decisions for the panel. "We don't want to cry wolf. We... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
California lets local water districts set savingwater districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the d
California lets local water districts set saving
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
water districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the drought in some parts of the state. The State Water Resources Control Board met Wednesday in Sacramento and lifted its statewide conservation order calling for a 20... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
California turns water conservation over to local officialswould then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to t
California turns water conservation over to local officials
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
would then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to the state. Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, called it a difficult set of decisions for the panel. "We don't want to cry wolf. We... Read more
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The Times Leader
California turns water conservation over to local officialswould then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to t
California turns water conservation over to local officials
The Times Leader / Posted 9 days ago
would then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to the state. Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, called it a difficult set of decisions for the panel. "We don't want to cry wolf. We... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
California turns water conservation over to local officialswould then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to t
California turns water conservation over to local officials
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 9 days ago
would then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to the state. Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, called it a difficult set of decisions for the panel. "We don't want to cry wolf. We... Read more
159 related stories
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
California turns water conservation over to local officialswould then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to t
California turns water conservation over to local officials
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 9 days ago
would then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to the state. Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, called it a difficult set of decisions for the panel. "We don't want to cry wolf. We... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Local water districts to get more control on conservationwater districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the d
Local water districts to get more control on conservation
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 9 days ago
water districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the drought in some parts of the state. The State Water Resources Control Board met Wednesday in Sacramento and lifted its statewide conservation order calling for a 20... Read more
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The Marietta Times
California turns water conservation over to local officialswould then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to t
California turns water conservation over to local officials
The Marietta Times / Posted 9 days ago
would then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to the state. Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, called it a difficult set of decisions for the panel. "We don't want to cry wolf. We... Read more
159 related stories
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San Antonio Express-News
California moves to end unprecedented water restrictionsto cut water use as much as 36 percent, often by hitting residents with unprece
California moves to end unprecedented water restrictions
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
to cut water use as much as 36 percent, often by hitting residents with unprecedented restrictions and fines. Instead, the State Water Resources Control Board will allow urban water providers to set their own water-reduction targets based on their... Read more
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Boston Herald
California turns water conservation over to local officialswould then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to t
California turns water conservation over to local officials
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
would then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to the state. Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, called it a difficult set of decisions for the panel. "We don't want to cry wolf. We... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
California water suppliers back plan to manage conservation amid 5-year droughtowner of Vintage Landscape in Coachella Valley. Taxin reported from Irvine, Ca
California water suppliers back plan to manage conservation amid 5-year drought
Daily Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
owner of Vintage Landscape in Coachella Valley. Taxin reported from Irvine, California. Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, called it a difficult set of decisions. "We don't want to cry wolf. We also don't want... Read more
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