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Tips for Using Less Water at Home and at Work

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More than two-thirds of California remains in an extreme drought. Gov. Jerry Brown recently announced the state’s first-ever mandatory water restrictions. Many of us in the state want to cut back on our water use, but simply aren’t sure how. As part of our Drought Watch series, a panel of water conservation experts will provide tips on the most effective ways to save water.


Julie Ortiz, water conservation manager for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Heather Cooley, water program director for the Pacific Institute, a water policy think tank

Stephanie Nevins, water conservation supervisor for the Alameda County Water District

Chris Dundon, conservation supervisor for the Contra Costa Water District


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