- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 8, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California water regulators plan to assign mandatory water use reduction targets for cities depending on how much water residents use.

The targets range from 10 to 35 percent and were assigned based on per-person, per-day water use in September 2014. Water use from the nine-month period from June 2015 to February 2016 will be compared to the same months in 2013.

Below are the biggest cities in each water reduction category, as ranked by total gallons of water used, listed with their per-capita daily consumption in gallons:

Agency, County, Per-Capita Water Use (Gallons), Reduction Target

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, San Francisco, 46, 10%

City of Hayward, Alameda, 52, 10%

California Water Service Company East Los Angeles, Los Angeles, 48, 10%

California-American Water Company Monterey District, Monterey, 49, 10%

California-American Water Company San Diego District, San Diego, 49, 10%


Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Los Angeles, 93, 20%

City of San Diego, San Diego, 82, 20%

East Bay Municipal Utilities District, Alameda, 84, 20%

San Jose Water Company, Santa Clara, 95, 20%

City of Anaheim, Orange, 105, 20%


City of Fresno, Fresno, 135, 25%

City of Sacramento, Sacramento, 129, 25%

Eastern Municipal Water District, Riverside, 126, 25%

City of Riverside, Riverside, 123, 25%

City of San Bernardino, San Bernardino, 144, 25%


Coachella Valley Water District, Riverside, 369, 35%

California Water Service Company Bakersfield, Kern, 186, 35%

Rancho California Water District, Riverside, 367, 35%

City of Modesto, Stanislaus, 193, 35%

Cucamonga Valley Water District San Bernardino, 188, 35%

SOURCE: State Water Resources Control Board

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