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Big difference in water use between wealthy communities, everyone else

Published Jun 20




Among the lowest residential users were San Lorenzo, with 51 gallons, Berkeley with 52, San Pablo with 54 and Oakland with 57.

Only 24 miles separate the East Bay communities of San Lorenzo and Diablo. But when it comes to California’s relentless drought, they are a world apart.


«Whether it’s East Palo Alto and Hillsborough, Beverly Hills and Compton, or Richmond…»
Both communities receive their water from the same source — the East Bay Municipal Utility District — and both are bound by the same conservation rules and rates. But the residents of San Lorenzo, a working-class Alameda County suburb along Interstate 880, use a mere 51 gallons of water per person a day.

But there’s a lot at stake, he noted.


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