28 Feb '16, 6pm

Water & Energy Usage In 2016: Tips To Help Bring Positive Change

Water & Energy Usage In 2016: Tips To Help Bring Positive Change

Carry Drought Safeguards Forward → The conservation measures put in place by Governor Brown in the state’s time of water crisis have been essential to curb excess water usage. The drop in consumption levels doesn’t need to creep back up to unsavory levels if the drought begins to turn later on this year. → During a devastating California drought in 1990, the goal was to drop consumption 20% in Los Angeles. We hit that goal and the consumption level actually stayed the same for 10–15 years after the restrictions were lifted. Ramp up Education → People-driven behavior helped aid conservation in the past and it can now. → Citizens are doing a great job of policing themselves, especially in desert communities like Indio in Southern California. → Utilities worked hard to go door-to-door in some cases, educating the public as well as setting up educational sessions at schools. T...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2016/02/28/water-energy-usage-in...

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