imagesWith the dilemma of shrinking water levels and golf courses using 23% of their water for irrigation one California water district takes drastic measures to lower the usage and waste of their precious water resources.

The Coachella Valley Water District announced the new program on Friday, saying that up to $1.3 million in turf removal rebates will be awarded to golf courses during the next two-and-a-half months. The water district is using a state grant to pay for the program.

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