Last week, Governor Newsom expanded the number of California counties in an emergency drought declaration to 50 out of 58. Luckily, San Diego County was not included. Over the past several years, our region has made significant investments in water use efficiency, new supplies and conveyance to carry us through severe drought and emergency situations. However, the Governor did ask for a voluntary water use reduction of 15% to help conserve water in reservoirs. There are rebates and resources available to help your household and business be as efficient as possible. Visit www.watersmartsd.org to find rebates and follow SFID Twitter @sfid and Facebook pages to learn more tips and ideas to reduce your use.