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As Drought Worsens, Water Officials Urge Property Owners to Replace Grass With Drought-Friendly Native Plants

World Water Day is on Tuesday, so water officials are calling on Californians again to conserve more water in the face of a worsening drought.

One of the best ways to conserve water is to reduce outdoor watering, so Metropolitan Water District held a news conference at the Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers & Native Plants to encourage Angelenos to use native plants that are more acclimated to Southern California’s dry weather and require much less water than grass.