California imposes stringent new water standards

The state’s energy commission approved new standards on toilets, urinals, and faucets sold in California

By Peter Fabris, Contributor | April 13, 2015

The California Energy Commission (CEC) recently took measures aimed at saving the drought-stricken state billions of gallons of water. The CEC approved new standards on toilets, urinals, and faucets that are sold in California. The new standards will be the most water-efficient in the country.

Once the current stock of products is turned over, the CEC says the measure will save more than 100 billion gallons of water annually. The new standards do not require homes and businesses to replace plumbing fixtures.

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