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See How Badly All the LA Water Districts Missed Their Goals For Drought Cutbacks

As one might expect, the record-breaking heat of Los Angeles's October translated to a lackluster month for water conservation. Water-saving dropped throughout California in October, says the San Gabriel Valley Tribune: Southern California's September water reduction of 26.7 percent shriveled to 20.7 percent in October (compared to 2013 water use numbers), and more than 20 LA-area cities and water agencies fell short of their conservation goals. Still, overall, "It is pretty good news, considering it could've been a lot worse," the chairwoman of the State Water Resources Control Board said.

The whole state has been grappling with mandatory water cutbacks since April, when they were issued by Governor Jerry Brown. Since then, Californians have reduced by 27.1 percent, which is great, but doesn't mean we can abandon the conservation effort.

Here's the list of the local-ish cities and providers who didn't quite make their targets in October, via the SGVT. Some, like the LA Department of Water and Power, missed their goal by just one percentage point. Others, like thirsty SGV nabes Monrovia and Arcadia, weren't so successful. The numbers represent the percent saved in October (left) and their savings target percentage (right):

Arcadia: 30/36

Azusa: 19/20

Big Bear Community Services District: -5.2/16

Chino: 17/24

Colton: 14/20

Covina: 20/28

Glendora: 32/36

Hawthorne: 11/16

Hesperia Water District: 15/32

La Verne: 27/32

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power: 15/16

Manhattan Beach: 17/20

Monrovia: 23/28

Ontario: 22/24

Pasadena: 21/28

Perris: 9/24

Rancho Cucamonga Water District: 29/36

Redlands: 23/36

Rialto: 24/28

Rowland Water District: -4.5/20

San Fernando (city): 20/24

Sierra Madre: 21/32

Thousand Oaks: 27/28

Torrance: 19/20

Upland: 31/36

Walnut Valley Water District: 23/28

Whittier (city): 19/20
· Water savings down across California during October [SGVT]
· Here are the local cities falling short of water conservation goals for October [SGVT]
· October in Los Angeles Was the Hottest Ever, By a Lot [Curbed LA]