Biggest California water savers, users at a glance

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Posted: Feb 03, 2015 7:52 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — These large California water suppliers serving 40,000 or more reported the smallest per-capita water use (gallons per day) in December, and their December water usage is compared to the same month in 2013:

Agency County, Per-capita water use, Change

California-American Water Company Monterey District, Monterey, 33, -23%

Goleta Water District, Santa Barbara, 37, -42%

California Water Service Company South San Francisco, San Mateo, 39, -14%

California Water Service Company East L.A., Los Angeles, San Mateo, 40, -10%

City of San Francisco, San Francisco, 40, -10%

Golden State Water Company Bell Gardens, Los Angeles, 40, -10%

City of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, 41, -24%

City of Mountain View, Santa Clara, 43, -22%

City of Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, 44, -23%

California-American Water Company San Diego District, 45, -23%

City of San Luis Obispo, 45, -21%

These large suppliers reported the highest per-capita water use in December, and their December water usage is compared to the same month in 2013. The Desert Water Agency says its per capita water use is skewed by seasonal tourists:

Agency, County, Per-capita water use, Change

Desert Water Agency, Riverside, 235, -5%

Coachella Valley Water District, Riverside, 232, 3%

City of Rialto, San Bernardino, 154, 20%

City of Bakersfield, Kern, 138, -8%

City of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, 132, -21%

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, Los Angeles, 125, 33%

City of Arcadia, Los Angeles, 116, -25%

California Water Service Company Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, 115, -36%

Golden State Water Company Cordova, Sacramento, 114, -11%

City of Redlands, San Bernardino, 112, -28%

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Source: State Water Resources Control Board.