Mountain View Voice

For the Record - January 17, 2014

Voices Around Town

What is your biggest challenge in conserving water?

Asked in downtown Mountain View. Photos and interviews by Katie Straub

"Taking shorter showers. I was raised in droughts."

Gretchen Williams, Mountain View

"At home, we do our best at conserving water. We're trying to make sure we use bottled water that we purchase for drinking and cooking."

Stacy Avalos, San Jose

"Not watering my plants as much."

Chau Pham, San Jose

"Giving up long hot baths. I know they use more water than showers, but they're much more relaxing."

Emily Henderson, London

"My approach to being more conservative with water? I would say take faster baths."

Welington Desan, Brazil

"Making sure every tap in the house is closed."

Maria Padilla, Mountain View

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