State Water Board Releases Draft Proposed Water Waste Regulation

The State Water Resources Control Board today released its draft proposed regulation to implement permanent prohibitions against certain wasteful water use practices, as directed by Gov. Jerry Brown under executive orders B-37-16 and B-40-17. According to the State Water Board, the agency is conducting the rulemaking process under its “Waste and Unreasonable Use” authority as part of the Administration’s framework to make conservation a “California Way of Life.”