Water usage dropped 26 percent in January after officials sent warnings to dozens of residents using too much.READ MORE: Debate Intensifies Over Reopening JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park to Auto Traffic
The city had tried, and failed with other methods of trying to reduce usage during the state’s historic drought.READ MORE: San Jose Congregation Holds Fast Following Racist Easter Zoom-Bombing
“The city has worked hard over the course of this year to meet our goal. We haven’t met it yet,” Beverly Hills Mayor Julian Gold said.MORE NEWS: Hero Police Dog Saves Fresno Officer's Life Despite Being Stabbed 6 Times
That goal is a 32 percent reduction in water use.