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Utilities contemplate enforcement of water conservation regulations, get help from Lady Gaga



PASADENA >> The State Water Quality Control Board and even pop superstar Lady Gaga laid down the law for water conservation in California this week, but now it’s up to local utilities to determine how to implement and enforce it.

For Pasadena Water and Power, the board’s conservation ruling — which imposes fines for water wasters — is in line with existing policy and won’t change much for customers. The city passed a conservation ordinance in 2009 that limits outdoor watering to between 6 p.m. and 9 a.m., requires customers to fix leaks in a timely manner, prohibits car washing except in facilities that recycle water and imposes various other restrictions.

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