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Roseville Details Water Saving Rules

Continued drought conditions means a 28 percent water-use reduction goal ROSEVILLE – Today the City of Roseville announced additional water-use restrictions for Roseville water customers in light of Governor Brown’s Executive Order and the May 6 State Water Resources Control Board’s drought emergency action requiring increased statewide water-use reductions. To meet the 25 percent...

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California Political News and Views
Tiered Water Ruling — Water Agencies Shouldn’t Make a Profit Off Homeowners

Last week the California Court of Appeal issued an important ruling interpreting Proposition 218, the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association sponsored initiative approved by voters in 1996. Proposition 218 is entitled “The Taxpayers Right to Vote Act” for a very good reason. It reflects the policy that those who pay the bills for public expenditures...

California Political News and Views
New Desal Plant in the Works at Camp Pendleton

The dramatic announcement by Gov. Jerry Brown earlier this month of a 25 percent cut in water use across much of California triggered harsh commentary in the state and across the nation over the lack of preparation by government agencies and water districts for a long-term drought. A typical focus was incredulity over a...

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Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Are California Blanket Drought Reduction Rules Fair?

Apr 24, 2015
Commentary: Are California Blanket Drought Reduction Rules Fair?

When Governor Jerry Brown first announced mandatory water conservation efforts, cities quickly cried foul noting that urban areas only consume 25 percent of the state water with the rest going to agriculture. Indeed, the city of LA in three years doesn’t consume as much water as the state’s almond growers. While the State Water...

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California Political News and Views
CARTOON: A Thirsty California

CARTOON: A Thirsty California

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California Political News and Views
Harshest water conservation targets unveiled

As a closely-watched court ruling threw California’s tiered water pricing system into disarray, the Water Resources Control board made public its latest and harshest conservation targets for municipalities across the Golden State. Detailing the plan, MarketWatch reported that “Angelenos must save another 16 percent for the year ahead, the water board said,” despite saving over 9 billion...

Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Water Uber Alles?

Apr 23, 2015
Commentary: Water Uber Alles?

An article last week on Fox News called this is a “man-made disaster,” arguing “the Golden State’s misguided environmental policies allow much-needed freshwater to flow straight into the Pacific.” They write, “In an average year, California gets enough snow and rain to put 200 million acres under a foot of water, but environmental opposition...

Davis Vanguard
Appellate Court Strikes Down Capistrano Tiered Rates; Governor Issues Angry Statement

Apr 21, 2015
Appellate Court Strikes Down Capistrano Tiered Rates; Governor Issues Angry Statement

On Monday, an appellate court struck down Capistrano’s Tiered-Rate System, a case that was being watched closely locally when the city of Davis was developing its rate structure. But the decision of Capistrano Taxpayers Association vs. City of San Juan Capistrano, now has much broader implications than just Davis’ water rate system. Governor Jerry...

California Political News and Views
Video: VIDEO: California’s drought a man-made crisis?

Video: VIDEO: California’s drought a man-made crisis?

In this appearance of Fox Business’ Varney and Co., “Taxifornia” author James Lacy argues the California drought is a man-made issue. Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com

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Davis Vanguard
Much Finger Pointing, Few Concrete Answers in Water Crisis

Apr 18, 2015
Much Finger Pointing, Few Concrete Answers in Water Crisis

There is a lot of finger-pointing. The Associated Press reported Friday, that California cities are pushing back against the mandatory water use reductions, however, the State Water Resources Control Board is expected to release its draft emergency water conservation regulations this morning with a goal of slashing urban water use by one-quarter. The LA...

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