Egregious LA water waster caught using 11.8 million gallons of water

A household in a Bel Air neighborhood consumed 11.8 million gallons of water in one year, costing them $90,000. (KGO-TV )

In the midst of the state's drought, records show someone in Los Angeles is using a record amount of water.

According to the investigative reporting site Reveal, one household in the Bel Air neighborhood consumed 11.8 million gallons of water in one year and it cost them $90,000.

The website also says that while Los Angeles had the highest number of water wasters, the East Bay's right up there. A hundred households in each area used more than a million gallons of water.

To learn how much water your city is required to cut back, click here. For water rebate information from Bay Area water suppliers, click here. You'll find tips about how to conserve water here and information on how to to report water wasters #WhereYouLive, here.

For full coverage on the drought, click here.
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