California imposes first-ever mandatory water restrictions

Al Jazeera: Four years of a historic drought that has left California parched forced Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday to declare the first mandatory water restrictions in the state’s history. He ordered the State Water Resources Control Board to enact mandatory cuts in water use by 25 percent, which could save 1.5 million acre-feet of water over nine months. An acre-foot contains 325,851 gallons of water. Brown issued the executive order while visiting the Phillips Station in the Sierra Nevada — an area that......

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