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Dry Up Wasteful Water Habits

DRY UP WASTEFUL WATER HABITS CALIFORNIA'S DROUGHT EMERGENCY MEANS WATER CONSERVATION REGULATIONS The state aims to cut water use by 25% in one year THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES ARE PROHIBITED: Local water boards are in charge of enforcement Washing sidewalks/ driveways with potable water Washing a car with a hose with no shut-off valve Fines range from $100 to $10,0o0 for serial offenders Running decorative water features that use potable water without recirculating Watering outdoors during and 48 hours after measurable precipitation Having runoff from irrigation systems that use potable water DOING YOUR PART IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK! IN YOUR HOME Install low- flow faucets Rinse dishes in full sink instead of under Fix leaky faucets and pipes running water Reduce your Replace old toilets with water- shower time efficient models IN YOUR YARD Put a shut-off nozzle on Use drip irrigation and water in the evenings Use rocks and hardscape instead of foliage for landscaping all hoses Sweep hardscaping with a broom instead Choose self- sustaining plants of washing with a hose PROVIDED BY: PAYLESS HARDWARE-ROCKERY-NURSERY COUNTY BUILDING MATERIALS WWW.PAYLESSHARDWAREANDROCKERY.COM SOURCES: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/waterrights/water_jasues/programs/drought/emergency_regulations_waterconservation.shtml http://www.cbsnews.com/news/california-governor-calls-for-water-restrictions/ http://www.mercurynews.com/science/ci_24952670/california-drought-tips-conserving-water http://www.nbelosangeles.com/news/local/Easy-Ways-LA-Conserve-Water-Southern-California-Drought-298457251html http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-start-conserving-water-now-20150415-story.html

Dry Up Wasteful Water Habits

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Are you wasting water in your yard? Cut back on water usage by putting a shut-off nozzle on all hoses! Discover other simple ways to use less by looking over this infographic covering water conservati...

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