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Special Coverage: Drought

Despite the rain, drought drags on

State’s new groundwater regulations will impact farmers, ranchers

The new law is meant to preserve California’s groundwater tables, and was inspired by the state’s historic drought.

City begins cracking down on water use

If it’s daylight hours, it’s time to turn off the sprinklers, according to a new citywide restriction aimed at conserving water.

Drought sends hay prices soaring

In the past 10 years, Tracy Underwood has seen the price of hay more than double, from about $9 a bale to upwards of $20.

Lawn watering disputed

Two Birnam Court Wood residents’ attempt to comply with state guidelines for water conservation during California’s plaguing drought raised the ire of their homeowners association.

City to enforce new water regulations

In response to California’s severe drought, the state recently approved mandatory emergency regulations intended to reduce outdoor urban water use.

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