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Things to know about California water reduction mandates

By Fenit Nirappil/Associated Press | Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 6:15 am

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Brown lawns and idle sprinklers loom this summer under Gov. Jerry Brown’s mandate to reduce urban water use by 25 percent to get through the drought. The State Water Resources Control Board released an updated plan over the weekend assigning each local water agency a mandatory target for reducing water consumption. Here are some things to know about this plan:

Why is the state doing this?

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