"The Irrigation Association reports that of all fresh water used in the United States for the purpose of irrigation, 79.6 percent is in agriculture, 2.9 percent is in landscape, and golf courses consume 1.5 percent. The remaining 16 percent is consumed by humans, animals, or industry."
Now, we sure can get the golf course watering out of there!!
Now there's good news:
"Recycled water from a wastewater treatment plant in Daly City irrigating TPC Harding Park golf course, located on Lake Merced, California.
The project is expected to save 230,000 gallons a day."
Read more: sfgate.com