The new regulations will assist San Francisco in meetings its 10% conservation request.
Today the SFPUC issued their mid-summer water conservation update.
THe changes were expected to save water - a lot of water - the real payoff is coming now as the state wrestles with its worst drought in decades.
Already locked in its third dry year, an ongoing drought could complicate California's battle against global warming and make it more expensive, officials said.
California water regulators voted Tuesday to approve fines up to $500 a day for residents who waste water
As of this week, total Hetch Hetchy Regional Water System storage stands at 64.5% of maximum storage capacity and all available snowpack has melted.
El Niños - weak or strong - come with a lot of variability and are by no means a surefire indicator of what the winter will bring.
The board says now there are more streamlined rules around the production and use of recycled water for irrigation.
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is considering mandatory water rationing due to California's severe drought.
City leaders intend to bring the stations to all schools eventually and are exploring options to fund that goal.
Prompt implementation of the hazard tree and salvage logging projects is essential to move the restoration process forward