What does the new state legislation do?

One of the biggest components of the bills is the creation of water-use objectives for water agencies (not individual households or businesses). Starting in 2023, water agencies such as MMWD will be required to calculate and submit a water-use objective to the state. By 2024, we’ll be required to meet that objective.

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1. What does the new state legislation do?
2. Does the law limit water use by individuals?
3. How will local water agencies meet the new water-use objectives?
4. How will the state’s water efficiency standards be calculated?
5. Is it easy to limit indoor water use to 55 gallons per person per day?
6. Will commercial water users also be required to use water more efficiently?
7. What’s next?