Water-starved California slows development


PERRIS, California – Building in Southern California is being halted for lack of water. Citing a 2001 law that requires at least a 20 year supply of fresh water for new developments, officials have begun denying, slowing, and challenging new housing tracks just east of Los Angeles.

The New York Times reports that these new restrictions are only the beginning of a drastic new approach to water conservation.

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Source : New York Times

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