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Californians Face Fines For Wasting Water

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By Paul Johnson

Sacramento, California (CNN) - California is cracking down on water wasters during the severe drought.
Lawmakers approved a new set of emergency rules Tuesday.
Anyone repeatedly caught wasting water on landscaping, car washing, hosing down sidewalks could face fines of up to 5-hundred-dollars a day.
Local law enforcement will enforce the fines.
Water used tied to public health and safety is exempt.


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