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CA Water Cuts Meet Resistance
Thu Apr 16, 2015 03:11 PM CDT

SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones) -- A new state plan to cut water usage by 25% is meeting resistance from some cities and water districts across California, according to more than 200 letters released this week by the state's water board.

The objections come after Gov. Jerry Brown recently ordered the first-ever mandatory water cuts as the state struggles through one of its worst droughts.

This month, the state board charged with implementing those cuts released a proposal mandating some users cut more than others. Now, those municipalities and agencies have responded, some with complaints.

Richard Solbrig, general manager of the ...

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