Tips for conserving water

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.

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FOX 11's Bob DeCastro speaks with Rebecca Latta, consulting arborist and horticulturalist, about water conservation tips. 

You can watch the full interview above.