California drought: State OKs sweeping restrictions on water use

San Francisco Chronicle

California officials approved a package of far-reaching water restrictions Tuesday, limiting homes and businesses in much of the Bay Area and elsewhere to just two days of outdoor watering per week while cracking down on the way restaurants and hotels use water. . . Some water experts were quick to criticize the state for not going further. Sejal Choksi-Chugh, interim executive director of Baykeeper, pushed for quotas on outdoor use.