California’s ongoing drought is causing residents across the state to ebb the flow of scarce and valuable water. Local agencies have imposed watering days and hours. Gov. Jerry Brown has changed his permitting approach for the controversial plan to build massive tunnels to divert water around the Delta. One of California’s largest water wholesalers plans to reduce the amount it delivers to 19 million Southern California residents. A state commission released stricter regulations for new faucets, toilets and urinals sold after Jan. 1.
Here are tips on how to cut water use in your home and outdoor spaces.