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Ice Bucket Challenge ‘Contributing to California Drought’, Fining for Wasting Water Articles Are Fake

Sprinklers water a lawn Tuesday morning, July 15, in Sacramento, Calif. In an effort to force the public to conserve water, the State Water Resources Control Board voted 4–0 to approve a proposal that includes fines up to $500 a day for people who waste water on landscaping, fountains, washing vehicles, and other outdoor uses. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Sprinklers water a lawn Tuesday morning, July 15, in Sacramento, Calif. In an effort to force the public to conserve water, the State Water Resources Control Board voted 4–0 to approve a proposal that includes fines up to $500 a day for people who waste water on landscaping, fountains, washing vehicles, and other outdoor uses. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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