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As California continues to experience one of the worst drought seasons on record, the editors at Sunset decided we couldn’t just stand ...

cshih1271  – August 4, 2014

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As California continues to experience one of the worst drought seasons on record, the editors at Sunset decided we couldn’t just stand by and watch. On Wednesday, August 6, at 11 a.m. PDT, we’ll be hosting a Twitter chat about water usage, as well as the policies we should have in place regarding future seasons like this.

Exactly which communities are doing a good job at water saving? How can we apply their practices where we live? Join our editors, along with a host of experts, in a live conversation. It’s bound to get interesting.

The panelists:

Peter Fish, Travel Editor, Sunset, @PeterAFishKathy Brenzel, Garden Editor, @KathyBrenzelJohanna Silver, Associate Garden Editor, @Johanna_SilverNatural Resources Defense Council, @NRDC and @TracyQuinn_NRDCSave Our Water, @SaveOurWaterPacific Institute, @PacificInstitutGreg Hanscom, Grist, @GristMolly Peterson, 89.3 KPCC, @KPCCMollyCraig Miller, Science Editor, KQED, @voxterra

Also chiming in:

Jay Barmann, @SFistThe National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, @DroughtCenterand @EcoWatch

How does it work?

1. Log in to Twitter before the chat starts at 11 a.m. PDT and follow @SunsetMag2. Enter #SunsetChat into the search bar and select the “All” search option to follow the chat in real time.3. Have a question? Tweet it using #SunsetChat; we’ll pulse as many as we can out to our experts.

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