Close California water-wasters could face $500 fines California water regulators voted to approve hefty fines for residents who waste water. This is the first emergency conservation measure since the state's three-year-long dry spell started. WKYC 6:46 AM. EST July 16, 2014 JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Remembering an Akron radio legend Ways to Save for December 2, 2016 Channel 3 NBC programming changes FBI investigating illegal slaughterhouse Tom Hanks returns to Cleveland Man charged with impersonating police Pizza restaurant robbed twice in 2 days Four Killed In Overnight Akron House Fire - Eric Sever Pregnant woman dies, suspect at large Exclusive: Moms retraumatized in TJ Lane case More Stories BREAKING: Four dead in Akron house fire Dec. 3, 2016, 5:18 a.m. FORECAST | Cloudy & Cool. Rain/Snow Possible Sunday Jan 15, 2016, 3:17 p.m. Tom Hanks: Back where it all began Dec. 2, 2016, 6:56 p.m.