H2NO: San Diego Going Dry
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KPBS reporter Sharon Heilbrunn asks whether we should be using so much water to grow grass in San Diego County.
Do you know where your water comes from? Click on the orange markers to find out the source of your city's water.
The San Diego County Water Authority says nearly 60 percent of our drinking water is used for lawns and other landscaping. Mandatory outdoor water restrictions means some lawns will go brown this summer. But, as KPBS Environment Reporter Ed Joyce tells us, some people are pulling up their grass. It's part of our week-long series: "H2NO: San Diego Going Dry."
A new report from an environmental group says California businesses have the tools to save enough water to meet the annual needs of San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
The San Diego County Water Authority is taking its conservation message to radio and TV. The advertising campaign is intended to drive home the message that we live in dry times. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has details.