|423.6 Billion Gallons of Water Lost Due to State’s Antiquated Water Infrastructure
SACRAMENTO – Last week, the Southern California Water Committee released an official study reporting staggering water loss figures, averaging 1.3 million acre-feet or 423.6 billion gallons of water per year.
The study, conducted by David L. Sunding, Ph.D., analyzed water supply impacts, impacts on urban water systems, and water quality and species protection regulations in the Sacramento San-Joaquin Delta. Governor Jerry Brown’s California WaterFix would secure these water supplies by upgrading current infrastructure and conveyance for California communities.
The study shows that: