Sometimes the government of the City of Santa Monica enjoys giving itself hurdles to straddle. In 2010, the last time that Santa Monica participated in the Urban Water Management Plan required by the state, SM city officials saddled themselves with a stringent goal committing the city to consume only 123 gallons per person, per day by 2020.
Come 2013, even in the face of major improvements to both public and private facilities, our town of 90,000 residents and upwards of 200,000 workers and visitors goes through 134 gallons per person per day. Getting down to the 123 figure is more than daunting — it may very well be impossible without making life uncomfortable for residents and businesses alike, said Gil Borboa, water resources manager for Santa Monica City Hall.
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