SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. — Due to its ongoing drought, some drivers in California are pledging not to wash their cars in order to conserve water, according to NBC Nightly News.
Liz Crosson with Los Angeles Water Keeper stated in the story, “Our goal is 10,000 will take the pledge and it will save three million gallons of water.”
One car owner said in the story that she has never been prouder to own a dirty car.
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Jeffrey Paul of Fashion Square Car Wash reminded people in the story that commercial carwashes are drought conscious.
“Our carwash recycles the water, it's purified and reused again,” noted Paul in the story. “On average we use 25 gallons to wash a car where a home washing is over 100 gallons.”
One radio station in the area, The Vibe, is thanking people for not washing their cars during the drought, reported the story.
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