City of Davis Unveils New Citywide Water Conservation Program

The City of Davis has introduced a new citywide program to curb residential water use. Davis is teaming with San Francisco-based technology company WaterSmart Software, whose behavior-based water conservation program alone has been shown to reduce water use by as much as 5% in just 6 months.

A Startup’s Bid To Use Data To Cut Water Use

Historically, water has been cheap and mostly plentiful to Californians, who use water not only from rivers within the state but also from the Colorado River. But droughts and a growing population have prompted lawmakers to look for ways to use the state’s water supplies more efficiently.