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San Diegans went from wastefully using water hoses to clean driveways and sidewalks to becoming a drought-conscience community that used a lot less water than expected in recent years. The low water demand is expected to linger for the next 25 years.
Some might assume lower water usage would mean lower water bills, but that didn’t happen.
In this week’s San Diego Explained, VOSD’s Ry Rivard and NBC 7’s Monica Dean describe why decreased water usage didn’t decrease San Diegans’ water bills.