California Okays Fines for Wasting Water

sprinkler(CNN) — California is cracking down on water wasters during the severe drought.

Lawmakers approved a new set of emergency rules Tuesday.

Anyone repeatedly caught wasting water on landscaping, car washing, hosing down sidewalks could face fines of up to $500 a day.

Local law enforcement will enforce the fines.

Water used tied to public health and safety is exempt.

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