We’re being bombarded with messages to save water because of the drought.
Hopefully, you’ve been doing what you can to conserve. But, are you doing it when you go grocery shopping?
A UC Santa Barbara researcher says a simple decision to serve rice, instead of mashed potatoes can mean a difference in hundreds of gallons of water.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco reports the researcher looked at water usage to produce the food we eat.
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Gallons Of Water Per Pound Of Food (Some Examples)
Shelled Almonds (2,126); Beef (1,875); Eggs (431); Avocados (262); Strawberries (46)