How much more water can the Bay Area conserve?

Mar 28, 2013

Advocates say that by mid-century the Bay Area will not have enough water to meet its needs without increasing supply or curbing demand. What more can local agencies and consumers do to conserve water, and can conservation alone help us avoid extreme water scarcity? Is water too cheap? What will it take to convince us all to adopt more water-efficient practices?



- Julie Ortiz, Water Conservation Manager, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

- Laura Tam, Sustainable Development Policy Director with SPUR

- Ethan Elkind, Climate Policy Associate at UC Berkeley School of Law and UCLA School of Law