Wednesday Top of the Scroll: L.A. water use plunges a record 9% as unprecedented water restrictions bring savings
Damon Ayala … is a member of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s water conservation response unit, and he spends his days patrolling the streets of L.A. looking for homes and businesses in violation of the new drought rules. The restrictions went into effect June 1 and include the city’s strictest-ever outdoor watering limitations…. During a board meeting Tuesday, DWP officials announced that demand for water from city residents plummeted 9% in June compared with the same month last year. It was the lowest water use for any June on record.
- Fox 40 – Sacramento: California Capitol lawn no longer being watered
- Sacramento Bee – Editorial: Gov. Gavin Newsom asked California to conserve water voluntarily. Guess how that’s going
- Manteca Bulletin: The case for banning front lawns in California is stronger than ever
- Pasadena Now: Pasadena Water and Power Plans to Ratchet Up Water Restrictions: Once A Week Watering Beginning September