California Falls Short of Water Saving Goal

Posted at 6:56 PM, Apr 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-04 21:56:33-04

Governor Brown's mandate was 9 months ago to cut water usage by at least 25% state-wide. As of April 1st, the state has fallen just shy of this goal, at 23.9%.

California State Water Resources Board's Felicia Marcus says this is "pretty darn good considering the fact that we had a incredibly ridiculously hot February".

Locally, our restrictions were slightly more stringent, with a 32% reduction goal. This has recently been lowered to 29% overall savings, compared to the same month in 2013. 

Residents are urged to continue to conserve water on a daily basis but reducing 

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