Homeowners want their right to conserve water (CA)

While many East Bay residents and water agencies are doing all they can to conserve water during the drought, some homeowners associations have been slower to get on board.   Brentwood residents Christina Bell and Peggy Menzie, whose homes are within the Shadow Lakes homeowners association, wanted to replace all or part of their lawns with drought-resistant landscaping. But Menzie was told she couldn’t do it, and Bell was told instead to paint her dead lawn green.    Read the article………..