SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WATER CONSERVATION

Below are water consumption figures for 11 cities in the Metropolitan Water District service area for the first 17 days of August. Measured in acre-feet of water*

City 1989 1990 % change Anaheim 7,840 8,182 +4.4 Burbank 2,399 2,155 -10.2 Fullerton 3,895 3,475 -10.8 Glendale 3,346 3,039 -9.2 Long Beach 7,840 7,244 -7.6 Los Angeles 69,450 65,342 -5.9 Pasadena 4,408 3,910 -11.3 Riverside 7,798 8,017 +2.8 San Diego 25,927 24,066 -7.2 Santa Ana 5,239 5,000 -4.6 Santa Monica 1,668 1,479 -11.3 TOTALS 139,810 131,907 -5.7%

* An acre-foot is enough water to fill an acre of land to a depth of one foot and to meet the residential demands of two average families each year. Above figures are not adjusted for population or temperature. Source: Metropolitan Water District

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