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Californians quietly not saving much water anymore

Conservation numbers have dropped off considerably since last year Are drought-weary Californians ready to give up on conservation and start washing cars and watering lawns with reckless abandon? A new report from the State Water Resources Control Board suggests they might be. The board indicates that in August, water conservation dropped to less than 18 percent savings over usage numbers before Governor Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency in January, 2014.
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