ALTADENA, Calif. -
Southern California’s gigantic water supplier has taken the unprecedented step of requiring about 6 million people to cut their outdoor watering to one day a week as an extended drought plagues the state following another dry winter.
According to the Metropolitan Water District, the once-a-week watering restriction will impact about 6 million people in Los Angeles, Ventura and San Bernardino counties. The district's board approved the measure earlier this week, but it is scheduled to take effect June 1.
FOX 11's Bob DeCastro speaks with Rebecca Latta, consulting arborist and horticulturalist, about water conservation tips.
You can watch the full interview above.