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Hey Caddyshack! Golf courses and cemeteries are not 'the two prime wasters' of wate




Water bills at Hollywood Forever amount to $30-50,000 a month, but not necessarily because of the reflecting lake. It's only 18 inches deep, says Tyler Cassity.
Water bills at Hollywood Forever amount to $30-50,000 a month, but not necessarily because of the reflecting lake. It's only 18 inches deep, says Tyler Cassity.
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If you do a google map of Los Angeles satellite view, you might notice some big green patches amid a sea of concrete. A lot of them are cemeteries and golf courses, and they're among the biggest water users in the region. To save money, most try to conserve water as much as possible.

But as environment correspondent Molly Peterson reports, only some of their efforts easily transfer to your backyard.