“We have altered the driest parts of California to fulfill our ambitions, and for
years we have been able to ignore their natural limits. Now a growing
population and a changing climate are pushing those limits as never before.”
how it flows.
On average, 14.4 million acre-feet of surface water is
transported across the state every year to supply urban
and agricultural areas through a complicated network of
reservoirs, dams, canals and aqueducts.
The average household in California uses 178 gallons of water per day.
Do your part to reduce your water consumption by at least 25%.
Reduce Replace old toilets with
a low-flow toilet. Put a brick
in your toilet’s tank to displace
water and use less water per
flush. Flush only when
3.5 – 7 gallons/flush
Reduce Only run a full load, or
match water level to load size.
Re-use your towels to cut down
on use. Re-route grey water for
over 2 gallons/minutes
Reduce Install aerators on faucets
to limit the flow of water. Rinse
fruits and vegetables in a pot of
water, and re-use the water to
water house plants. Use less dish
soap when washing dishes to
require less rinsing.
Reduce Take a short shower
rather than a bath. Fill tub half
way or less. Bathe young
Reduce Use a dish washer rather
than wash dishes by hand. Only
run the dishwasher when it’s full.
California’s urban water suppliers have exceeded the statewide
conservation goal of 25% with a cumulative savings over the last
3 months of 611,566 acre-feet, or 28.7% less water as compared
to the same time in 2013. —
let’s keep going…
every drop counts
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