According to the California state Water Control Resources Control Board Californians have not reached their goal of reducing water usage by 20% during this historic drought.
State-wide water usage reports were released on Tuesday, December 2nd, and the marks are poor on the saving scoreboard. The figures show that Californians used 6.7 percent less water compared to October of last year, but 20 percent was set goal after an emergency drought was declared by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Find out which regions of California used more water vs. less by reading this helpful article.
Rain and snow and coming to the state, but California is still in its third year of a drought. State water board members are coming up with new ways to spread more awareness about water conservation. Some ideas ranged from asking the state Transportation Department to post messages about the drought on highway signs, and to look at whether more penalties should be imposed on big water users, the AP reported.