As of June 1, 2009, the city of San Diego is under a Level 2 Drought Alert, with many new restrictions on how and when we use water.
As the city's 3rd largest water consumer, UC San Diego is a leader in responsible water management. Find out how:
May 29: UC San Diego calls for conservation mindset
Vice Chancellor Relyea asks student, faculty, and staff to help reduce water consumption. Campus notice.
May 11: UCSD News launches site on water and climate change
Water Shortages: The New Normal Web site examines the effects of climate change on rainfall, freshwater in rivers and reservoirs, and the incidence and severity of wildfires.
City of San Diego declares Level 2 drought
Many new restrictions in effect. City's Water Emergency Web site.
“As one of the city’s largest water customers and a leader in environmental stewardship, UC San Diego is committed to doing its part to meet the city’s requirements for water use reduction. ... We must all do our part in conserving this valuable resource.”
Read the entire campus notice.