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Compare cutbacks called for in state water conservation proposals

The state has updated its plan to achieve a 25 percent reduction in water use, shrinking required cuts on some communities while demanding even larger cuts from the heaviest users. This chart compares the latest proposed cuts to water use for South Coast agencies with the first draft.

Search comments regarding state efforts to reduce water use

State water officials have received more than 200 letters and emails about a proposal requiring cities to cut consumption anywhere from 10 to 35 percent depending on recent use rates and conservation efforts. We've made these comments searchable here.

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