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Wasting Water May Land Perpetrators in Jail

The city of Shasta Lake in California has determined that water-use violations constitute a misdemeanor punishable by fines of up to $1,000 or jail time up to 30 days, or both.

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A measure approved by California's State Water Resources Control Board in July slapped fines of up to $500 on violations of restrictions on outdoor water use. Now, the city of Shasta Lake has determined that water-use violations constitute a misdemeanor punishable by fines of up to $1,000 or jail time up to 30 days, or both. (Water Online)

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