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Environment

Rancho Santa Fe guzzler tops drought hall of shame

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.

Nov 12, 2015
Environment

How naming and shaming water wasters helps conservation

When water agencies share data on their customers’ usage, and the public learns who the most egregious water wasters are, it generally leads to stronger conservation efforts. But a 1997 law means agencies are under no obligation to release this information.

May 15, 2015