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New Law Marks Climate Transition for California Landscapes

There are big changes coming to the look of public spaces in California – less lawn. After three severe statewide droughts in just 15 years, state leaders have realized that the irrigation of purely ornamental turf grass in public spaces is unwise. That’s why Governor Gavin Newsom just signed into law a bill that will ban the irrigation of ornamental turf with potable water, effective in stages between 2027 and 2031.