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Drought Watch: Trends in Urban Water Use

By Caitrin Chappelle, Emma Freeman

Aug 20, 2014 ... Now for the bad news: Outdoor water use for both residential exteriors and large (commercial or public) landscapes rose 12 percent across ...

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Drought Watch: Our Thirsty Lawns

By Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount, Caitrin Chappelle

Jul 18, 2014 ... The unprecedented restrictions on outdoor water use that the state enacted this week send a message that Californians need to conserve more ...

California Economic Policy, Report

Lawns and Water Demand in California

By Ellen Hanak, Matthew Davis

Over the next 25 years, outdoor water use will be a major factor in escalating water demand ... and examine the water needs of cool-season turf grass lawns.

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Drought Watch: Rethinking Urban Water Pricing

By Ellen Hanak, Caitrin Chappelle

Sep 3, 2014 ... ... agencies to implement drought plans, including restrictions on outdoor water use. Local agencies have responded in a variety of ways.

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Drought Watch: The End of the Rainy Season

By Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Jeffrey Mount

Mar 31, 2015 ... In particular, there is ample room to reduce outdoor watering, which makes up roughly half of urban water use. The State Water Resources Control ...