All Californians play a role in preserving and enhancing our water supplies for a drought-resilient future. California again is in a familiar state of drought, although not all communities are affected equally. Some regions are in extreme water shortage; others are not. We must address these differences. That starts with all Californians understanding where their water comes from and what they can do to use it wisely.
-Written by Steve Welch, general manager of the Contra Costa Water District; and Sandy Kerl, the general manager of the San Diego County Water Authority.