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Energy Commission Adopts Standards for Water Appliances


Due to the severity of California’s drought, the state’s experts have been managing water resources to deal with the effects of the drought and prepare for the next one. As part of the solution, the California Energy Commission approved standards for water appliances which will save more than 10 billion gallons of water in the first year. Over time, the water savings is estimated to reach 105 billion gallons per year – a savings of more than three times the annual amount of water used by the City of San Francisco.

Listen to some highlights below, in both English and Spanish, from California Energy Commissioner Andrew McAllister, who is the Energy Commission's lead on energy efficiency.

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