In response to the state's fourth year of drought, California regulators have been speeding up water-efficiency standards for faucets, toilets, and urinals.
According to a press release from Waterless Co., Inc., the new regulations, which have been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown go into effect January 2016.
The following is a review of the new rules:
The new regulations apply to new construction and not to older buildings; however, Klaus Reichardt, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Waterless, believes many older facilities are expected to retrofit their restrooms with more water efficient fixtures since it can help lower water consumption so significantly.
To read the complete release, click here.