Waste Not, Want Not: The Potential for Urban Water Conservation in California

by Amardip Mann; Christine Henges-Jeck; Dana Haasz; Gary Wolff; Katherine Cushing; P. H. Gleick; Veena Srinivasan

Jan 1, 2003

The largest, least expensive, and most environmentally sound source of water to meet California's future needs is the water currently being wasted in every sector of our economy. This report, "Waste Not, Want Not," strongly indicates that California's urban water needs can be met into the foreseeable future by reducing water waste through cost-effective water-saving technologies, revised economic policies, appropriate state and local regulations, and public education.

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