CONTRA COSTA, California – The East Bay’s largest water supplier is likely to impose mandatory rationing next month that could include higher water rates, limits on outdoor sprinklers or possibly a ban on car washing, the Contra Costa Times reports. Elsewhere in the East Bay, residents are expected to be asked to conserve water voluntarily.
But in the San Joaquin Valley, hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland are being fallowed.
Southern California water officials also are seeking voluntary conservation and in some cases imposing stricter measures.
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Source : Contra Costa Times
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