Fresno bans daytime watering - drought

Fresno bans daytime watering - drought

There are 6 comments on the www.sacbee.com story from Apr 24, 2009, titled Fresno bans daytime watering - drought . In it, www.sacbee.com reports that:

Daytime
Sprinkling
Banned
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The Associated Press
Published: Friday, Apr. 24, 2009

FRESNO, Calif. -- Fresno officials believe they've found a way to force residents to use less water: ban all daytime outdoor irrigation and mandate only "quick rinses" for cars.

The Fresno City Council said Thursday the new restrictions are mandatory and immediate. First-time violators will be warned; others can be fined. The goal is to cut usage by 20 percent.

Until Thursday residents could water on designated days and only before 11 a.m.

The city learned recently it would get 85 percent of its federal water allotment this summer.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a drought Feb. 27 and asked cities to enact tighter water conservation measures.

The Sacramento Bee story ...

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“Government Accountability”

Since: Oct 07

Orange Cove

#1 Apr 24, 2009
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Orange Cove is a 100% "Ditch Water Source" community.

Should the City Council consider this option for Orange Cove?

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ACWA, DWR Launch New Statewide Conservation Program
http://www.saveourh2o.org/

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Regional Workshop On Draft California Water Plan 2009
http://www.waterplan.water.ca.gov

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Less water for more money
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_12125181...

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ORANGE COVE MAN

United States

#2 Apr 24, 2009
thompson-Western Mavrick wrote:
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Orange Cove is a 100% "Ditch Water Source" community.
Should the City Council consider this option for Orange Cove?
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ACWA, DWR Launch New Statewide Conservation Program
http://www.saveourh2o.org/
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Regional Workshop On Draft California Water Plan 2009
http://www.waterplan.water.ca.gov
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Less water for more money
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_12125181...
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DITCH WATER??????? water, esp. stagnant and dirty water, that has collected in a ditch.REALLY THOMPSON I THOUGHT OUR SOURCE CAME FROM WELLS ???GO FIGURE HUH???
agua

Visalia, CA

#3 May 3, 2013
No showering
WETS

Visalia, CA

#4 May 5, 2013
NO FLUSHING
chile

Visalia, CA

#5 May 6, 2013
Toi
dry

Visalia, CA

#6 May 25, 2013
Gotta wash my car

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