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Taking Action Against the Drought

In response to severe drought conditions in California, the University of California, Office of the President (UCOP) has issued a UC Sustainable Water Systems Policy (PDF) that requires all University of California campuses to reduce their potable water use 36% by the year 2025 and to develop a Water Action Plan that outlines how they will achieve their water reductions. Click here to review UC San Diego’s Water Action Plan (PDF). UC San Diego's Water Action Plan identifies the present and future measures the University will implement to reduce potable water use by 36%. 

The UC Drought Response Report (PDF) summarizes actions that are being taken at each of the University of California campuses to reduce potable water use.