Jon Grace’s drought-tolerant and easy care backyard in Clovis. Grace tore out his front and back yards and replaced them with xeriscape landscaping to deal with drought conditions. In the absence of a previous state mandate, Clovis and Fresno residents are using more water in 2016 than they did a year ago, according to state officials.
Jon Grace’s drought-tolerant and easy care backyard in Clovis. Grace tore out his front and back yards and replaced them with xeriscape landscaping to deal with drought conditions. In the absence of a previous state mandate, Clovis and Fresno residents are using more water in 2016 than they did a year ago, according to state officials. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA ezamora@fresnobee.com
Jon Grace’s drought-tolerant and easy care backyard in Clovis. Grace tore out his front and back yards and replaced them with xeriscape landscaping to deal with drought conditions. In the absence of a previous state mandate, Clovis and Fresno residents are using more water in 2016 than they did a year ago, according to state officials. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA ezamora@fresnobee.com

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