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Your Call: Where are the most water efficient cities in the world?

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On the July 13th edition of Your Call, we’ll kick of a weeklong series on solutions to California’s water crisis by exploring how the world's most water-efficient cities have reduced demand. Australia implemented strict water saving measures after suffering from a drought for more than a decade. What can we learn from other drought stricken areas around the globe? What would California need to do to make itself a model for water conservation? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Brian Richter, senior freshwater scientist at The Nature Conservancy and author of Chasing Water: A Guide for Moving from Scarcity to Sustainability

Allison Lassiter, urban and environmental planner and author of the forthcoming book, Sustainable Water: Challenges and Solutions from California

Conner Everts, co-facilitator at Environmental Water Caucus, executive director of the Southern California Watershed Alliance, and co-chair of the Desal Response Group

Web Resources:

Allison Lassiter: Sustainable Water: Challenges and Solutions from California

National Geographic: Tapped Out: How Will Cities Secure Their Water Future?

Mercury News: Californians shoot past Gov. Jerry's Brown's water conservation targets

LA Times: Water conservation amid drought: Who made the grade?

Business Insider: What California could learn from Australia about how to deal with drought

Huffington Post: The Power and Potential of Improving Water Efficiency: CaliforniaToilets

San Jose Mercury: California drought: Tips for conserving water