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Aquaholics posterAs drought conditions continue in Southern California and our water supply dwindles, water conservation is a critical part of San Diego’s long-term strategy for meeting the water supply needs of the region.

Did you know that San Diego receives the most long distance water of anywhere in the world? Most of our water comes from the Colorado River and from Mount Shasta in Northern California.

Some simple changes can make a big difference in our water use. For example, more than 50 percent of the drinking water used in residential and urban areas of San Diego is spent on landscape irrigation and other outdoor purposes!

By re-thinking how we use this precious resource and making changes on an individual level, we can greatly reduce the demands on our state’s water supply.

12 Steps Recovery Program

Contacts

Kimberly O’Connell

Environment, Health, and Safety
(858) 534-6018
koconnell@ucsd.edu

Amanda Loeper

Environment, Health, and Safety
(858) 246-1148
ajloeper@ucsd.edu