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News - April 2, 2010

Water use flowing downward, city finds

Economic recession, local initiatives and other changes lead to increased conservation

by Daniel DeBolt

The economic recession appears to have been good for water conservation, with total water use in 2009 reported to be the lowest in Mountain View since the mid-1990s.

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E-mail Daniel DeBolt at ddebolt@mv-voice.com INFORMATION: Here are the numbers for the Mountain View's water production over the last 15 years: Year Million Gallons per Day 1995 11.60 1996 12.47 1997 13.25 1998 11.85 1999 12.52 2000 12.68 2001 12.47 2002 12.46 2003 11.81 2004 12.33 2005 11.75 2006 11.28 2007 12.07 2008 11.82 2009 11.00 Source: City of Mountain View

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Posted by William Symons, a resident of Waverly Park
on Apr 6, 2010 at 9:12 am

Mountain View has so many wonderful and vast grass fields in parks and school grounds. Have you ever seen the massive sprinkler systems in action? Imagine how much Sierra water we would save if we went recycled water there! Go Green MV!


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