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California Regulators Approve Mandatory Water Restrictions

California's water regulators have approved steep mandatory cuts in water usage as the western U.S. state struggles amid a catastrophic drought now in its fourth year. The State Water Resources Control Board voted 5-0 Tuesday on a plan that calls on cities and local agencies to reduce water usage by amounts ranging from eight percent to 36 percent in cities that use the most water.  The mandatory restrictions are the first of their kind imposed in California. Recent figures...

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