Extra Edition: New Drought Measures (Repeat Program.)
In response to a record-breaking drought and the start of the hotter season, California state officials announced emergency rules to cut down water use. Local water agencies are now required to reduce water use up to 20 percent. Today, counties in Southern California begin emergency restrictions to water usage. What are the areas under extreme drought? What are the new conservation measures? What’s the opinion from potentially-impacted residents?
Guests: Dr. Alvar Escriva-Bou, Senior Fellow, Public Policy Institute Water Policy Center, San Francisco, CA; Martha Rodriguez, Water Conservation Specialist, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), Los Angeles, CA; Southern California Utility Consumers: Mario, Jose, Maria, Marlon, Sandra, Wendy y Luis, Los Angeles, CA.
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