This vox by tom-jjbt on behalf of environmentalists is endorsed by 4 of them and denied by 0.


Proposed Wednesday, January 22, 2014 by tom-jjbt
Drought emergency in California

Drought emergency in California - declared by Governor Brown. This is the driest year on record and we support the conservation efforts proposed by Brown; not only in California but in all areas that face water shortages. Conservation will be easy once we recognize the condition and take responsibility for minimizing waste in our households. Examples include: - Take “navy showers:” get wet, turn off the water, soap up, turn on the water and rinse. - The same method applies for washing your hands: wet your hands, turn off the water, soap up then rinse. - Do not let water run down the drain as you rinse your dishes - rinse over a sink basin then transfer the water to a bucket where it can be used to flush toilets or water plants. - Replace grass lawns with drought tolerant native plants. The single most important thing we can do is to decide to do something about water waste. Once that is done the solutions will follow.

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  1. mikeDriest "on record"? Wow. I'm not familiar with water laws in California, but if they allowed the price to rise with demand, that would certainly motivate some conservation.   10 years ago