Does your commercial or industrial business have facilities in California? If so, you probably have questions about the recent water use restrictions and what this means for your business. Here is a short summary of the recent mandates:
On April 1, 2015, Governor Brown issued an Executive Order mandating a 25 percent reduction in potable urban water consumption.
On May 5, 2015, the State Water Resources Control Board passed emergency regulations that will directly affect local water districts.
On May 18, 2015 the emergency water regulations were approved by the State of California Office of Administrative Law.
The 25 percent reduction applies June 1, 2015 through February 28, 2016, compared to a 2013 baseline. Adjusted reduction targets, accounting for 2014 performance, have...