This July, after the wettest winter ever recorded in California, Helix customers used the same amount of water they used last July, when the state was still in the grip of a severe drought.

This is consistent with the results of a county-wide survey conducted by the San Diego County Water Authority in May. When asked how much water they would use in 2017 compared to 2016, 59% of respondents said they would use the same amount, 33% said they would use less, and only 5% said they would use more.

It’s consistent with statewide water use, as well.

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