Move over, Wet Prince of Bel Air. California has a new top residential water guzzler. Someone in Rancho Santa Fe, California, used 13.8 million gallons of water during the year ending Sept. 30, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune, enough for 110 typical homes.
A former Golden State Warrior and a former Safeway CEO also made the latest list of excessive water users released by the East Bay Municipal Utility District.
While secret water guzzlers in Beverly Hills aren’t paying fines, the city is now facing one.
Oakland A’s executive Billy Beane, who had been publicly shamed for pumping 6,000 gallons of water per day at his home, blamed leaky irrigation pipes for his excessive use.
Oakland Athletics mastermind Billy Beane is among 1,100 residents hit with monetary penalties by the East Bay Municipal Utility District for using too much water during California’s drought.
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to crack down on the area’s biggest water guzzlers, giving the city’s water agency 30 days to report back on ways to rein in excessive use.
Four Los Angeles city councilmen are pushing the city’s water agency to crack down on the largest guzzlers, while a volunteer “drought posse” is on the lookout for a Bel Air resident who used nearly 12 million gallons in a year.
If you didn’t know California was experiencing a historic drought, driving through the streets of Beverly Hills and Bel Air would only keep you in the dark. Some of the state’s biggest known water guzzlers live here.
One home in wealthy Bel Air, California, used an astonishing 11.8 million gallons of water in one year. The customer, whose identity has not been reve
A new law that attempts to preserve California’s precious groundwater comes with a catch: The state will hide the names of people draining this vast underground water source.