Today on Your Call: Can California conserve its way out of water shortage?

Dec 10, 2012

  On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about water conservation in California.  With 37 million people, several massive metropolitan areas, and one of the largest agricultural economies in the country, California is precariously one dry winter away from drought.  A controversial water reclamation methods called "toilet to tap" has already been implemented in San Diego, where water shortages have hit hard.  What’s your district doing to save water?   Join us at 10am Pacific Time or post a comment here. What conservation tools do we have?  And can they make the ultimate difference?  It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and You. Guests: Adam Scow, California Campaigns Director at Food & Water Watch

Conner Everts, executive director of the Southern California Watershed Alliance

Jennifer Persike, director of operations at the Association of California Water Agencies, which manages the program “Save Our Water” (in cooperation with the California Department of Water Resources)

Jason Foster, director of public outreach and conservation with the San Diego County Water Authority 



Save Our Water

Food and Water Watch

California Urban Water Conservation Council

The Pacific Institute

Clean Water Action

California Water Alliance

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Stockholm Environment Institute: California Water Supply and Demand: Technical Report

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UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences: Myths of California Water 

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