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California governor implements water restrictions for very first time

  • California’s governor Jerry Brown has ordered the first ever water restrictions in the most populous US state.

    According to the order, there will be a 25% reduction in using water across the dry state’s towns and cities. The strict measures come after Brown declared a state of emergency in 2014 following years of drought.

    He said that the idea of people liberally using water for green grass was “a thing of the past.”

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