There are still no signs posted at the hotel here in Walnut Creek urging patrons to conserve water, given the on-going extreme drought in California that has recently – for the first time in the Golden State’s history – prompted a 25% mandatory cut in household water consumption. Still, I am very sure residents are aware of it with all the media coverage. Here is a diagram published in the local newspaper on Monday, offering suggestions for curbing water consumption at home. Check out the figures for landscaping and outdoor use. Get rid of that lawn! And don’t wash the car every other day!