Nothing can live without water. This simple fact means that people must do all they can to assure an adequate supply of water. Here you will find information about how water is used in our state, some ways you can use water wisely, and what our scientists, politicians, farmers and business owners are doing to make sure we have the water we need.
Information is from a variety of sources: the American WaterWorks Association, the Bureau of Reclamation, and the University of Wisconsin. Quicktime movies (you will need Quicktime 3) were produced with the help and support of the Bureau of Reclamation by students from Red Bluff High School.
Why California Needs Water and some statistics about the amounts we use.
Agriculture is important to our state--and uses 3/4 of the water. Here are some facts.
You can learn how to landscape your home for maximum water efficiency.
Here are some tips on how you can conserve water in your home.
Movie Clips and Tips
|This is the way we brush our teeth...With too much water! Here is a little movie with some tips. (119k Quicktime 3)||Save more water in the bathroom with this toilet tip. (104k Quicktime 3)||A couple of water saving tips for the shower (277k Quicktime 3)||Doing the dishes--and saving water too. (207k Quicktime 3)|