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California wastes most of its rainwater, which simply goes down the drain

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California wastes most of its rainwater, which simply goes down the drain

Los Angeles Times - By Hannah Fry and Alejandra Reyes-Velarde

California’s wet winter has dumped an estimated 18 trillion gallons of rain in February alone. But much of it is simply going down the drain. In what has become a source of much concern in a state prone to droughts and water shortages, the vast majority of rainwater in urban areas flows into storm …

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