California is currently going through its fourth consecutive year of drought, and the state’s worries about its water supplies continue to grow. Everyone is being called to do their part in conserving water, both residential and commercial entities alike. Until the situation is resolved and a more permanent solution is passed, Californians need to be judicious with their water usage or risk paying fines of up to $500.
An article on the Santa Cruz Sentinel dated March 17, 2015 details the state’s ongoing struggle with the drought, and how the federal government has handled the situation. The article outlines the stipulations the government has issue earlier this year on water use, such as banning restaurants from serving water unless asked for as well as limiting individuals from watering their lawns and landscapes. Some critics, however, are pointing out that the restrictions will only resolve matters in the short run, and they urge the public to start preparing for an even longer d