Water board stops penalizing for overconsumption

Citing the state’s improved water supply, the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District Board of Directors voted Jan. 25 to suspend penalty surcharges for customers who use too much water. The nopenalty policy takes effect with billings issued at the beginning of February.
On Jan. 21, the California Department of Water Resources announced it was increasing its allocation to the state water project to 60 percent of “normal” deliveries, with further adjustments to be considered as w...

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