Where L.A.’s Water Goes
05/01/2015 dcoffin Add Comment
Where does the city's water go? This chart shows us how much water is used in each of the city's consumer classes between 1985 and 2014*. Since 2007 single-family residential demand has fallen from 261,530 Af to 208,678 Af. Multi-family residential has fallen from 187,059 to 169,192. More importantly, Residential per capita has fallen from 106 gallons per capita daily to 86.
*Supply shown in 'water years' (October thru September). Charts, Water Facts Commercial, Government, Industrial, Los Angeles, Multi Family Residential, Single Family Residential