(AP) – Here are some of the actions that California state government is taking to reduce water use by 20 percent.
_ Department of Transportation is cutting back irrigation along California roadways.
_ New, non-essential landscaping projects will be stopped.
_ Washing of many state vehicles is banned, except for health or safety reasons.
_ Contracts for water-intensive window washing at state buildings are being canceled.
_ Signs in state buildings emphasize smart water use in bathrooms, kitchens.
Source: California Department of General Services, Associated Press reporting.
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