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Drought’s Over, Yet Californians Keep Saving Water

By Alastair Bland, KQED News Fix/Water Deeply

Good habits die hard, it seems, after five years of epic drought — for most Californians, anyway.

The historic dry spell from 2012 to 2016 prompted many state residents to reduce their water consumption, as did strict regulations imposed by state agencies and individual water districts. Whether they wanted to or not, urban Californians reduced their use of the state’s most precious resource by about a quarter.

Read the complete story at KQED News Fix/Water Deeply.