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July 11, 2014 4:39 PM

Our Views: Conservation already a priority for Modesto

Call it a dress rehearsal. We’ve already commented on the state’s efforts to save water by fining those who don’t comply with the reasonable and necessary steps to reduce urban water use. So we’re proud that Modesto is ahead of the game, already warning those who have been less than diligent about monitoring their use. A story earlier this week noted the city has issued 536 violation notices for watering at the wrong time or using too much.

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