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Change in water-use efficiency over time


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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.

Indicator available

Average daily use per capita (gallons), residential customers (million gallons per day), and commercial/industrial/institutional customers (million gallons per day)

Indicator description
Local target
Geographical coverage

City of Los Angeles

Unit of measurement

Gallons per capita per day and Million gallons per day

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Change in water-use efficiency over time

Indicator number


Target name

By 2030, substantially increase water-use efficiency across all sectors and ensure sustainable withdrawals and supply of freshwater to address water scarcity and substantially reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity

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Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)

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Geographical coverage

City of Los Angeles

Link to data source 2015-2021 LADWP Briefing Books opens in a new window
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