June water savings

Despite this June being the hottest on record, Californians were able to exceed the state's emergency mandate for water conservation. Gov. Jerry Brown's call for a 25 percent reduction was exceeded by 2.3 percent as the state's urban water suppliers saved 27.3 percent for the month—or 59.4 billion gallons of water—as compared with 2013's numbers. Butte County water districts fared well, all exceeding their individual conservation standards: