News - March 31, 2010

Menlo Park water use

The following table gives water use by single-family residences over the past decade in the Menlo Park Municipal Water District, which serves about one-third of the city. Lisa Ekers, the city's engineering services manager, speculates that the fluctuation in water use is partly related to increased irrigation in years of low rainfall.

Fiscal Year Water demand (million gallons)

1999-00 475

2000-01 480

2001-02 487

2002-03 468

2003-04 514

2004-05 468

2005-06 419

2006-07 488

2007-08 482

2008-09 466


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