California’s Water

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California’s Water

Postby ShiftyMutt » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:18 am

There will soon be more focus on flushes and scrutiny over showers with a new law signed in by the governor.

California is now the first state in the nation to enact tough new water-efficiency standards. The controversial rules limit how many gallons a person can use inside their home per day.


55 gal a day per person. Can you do it?

http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2018/05/ ... rce=social



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Re: California’s Water

Postby Fordama » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:35 am

I'm saving up for a home improvement project. Either a new oven, solar panels, or taking out our lawn and relandscaping. This might move that landscaping to the top of the list.
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Re: California’s Water

Postby ShiftyMutt » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:42 am

The 55 gal is only for indoor limit. I don’t know about outdoor. But I collect rain water off my roof, not actually to save water but it makes my plants grow better, and they do!

Anyway, 55 gal seems tight. One time in the bathtub is already twice the limit. When this catches more wind people are going flee the state even more.

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Re: California’s Water

Postby MDDad » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:50 am

At first glance, this sounds like it might be another idiotic regulation in what has become an idiotic state. 55 gallons a day for bathing, washing and cooking within the home, but no limits for watering the lawns and outdoor plants?

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Re: California’s Water

Postby ShiftyMutt » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:09 am

It says outdoor restrictions are included in the new law but no specifics.

Admittedly I’ve not read the law but it looks like the fines are per district.

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Re: California’s Water

Postby MDDad » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:29 am

I conserve water like a miserly monk, while my next door neighbor has a swimming pool with a waterfall that runs 16 hours a day (whether she's home or not), and lawn sprinklers that run 15 minutes a day for each station. I certainly hope she has to cut back before I do.

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Re: California’s Water

Postby ShiftyMutt » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:31 am

My thought, too.

If I lived near the Kardashians and their gigantic lawns am I paying for their overuse?

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Re: California’s Water

Postby John Q. Public » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:51 am

My water all comes from the same pipe. What kind of magic are they going to use to determine where it goes?
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Re: California’s Water

Postby MDDad » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:00 am

Half-boiled regulations don't consider those kinds of details.

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Re: California’s Water

Postby Fordama » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:05 am

My favorite quote:

He and his wife Ginger are living in Sacramento for work and say it would be hard to conserve.

“I couldn’t do it. My family is way too large,” she said.


I'm not sure if he's grasping the "per person" concept.
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Re: California’s Water

Postby Professor Fate » Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:33 pm

How are they going to tell how many people live in the house. None of the illegal aliens are going to admit they are there.
Well, obviously we have giant butterflies in CA. They's climbin' in your windows, They's snatchin' your people up, tryin' to steal 'em. So y'all need to hide your kids, hide your stars, and hide your coaches cause they're grabin' everybody out here.

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Postby Omar Bongo » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:41 pm

Of course they will, how else will they claim their welfare, get food stamps and vote?
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Re: California’s Water

Postby dutchmintcruiser » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:57 am

55 gallons per person per day? Even if I stayed home, I couldn't use 55 gallons - unless maybe I did laundry for my family of six all day. What are people doing with all this water? Why aren't they at work?

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Re: California’s Water

Postby Tommy Tar » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:34 pm

They're building thousands of apartments in Irvine. 405/Jamboree/Red Hill/Barranca Pkwy. Go down to the great park and see new homes going up. :eh?:
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Re: California’s Water

Postby Omar Bongo » Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:42 pm

Can't wait til they all jump on the 405 at rush hour #-o
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