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New App Can Help Folsom Residents Track Water Usage

Feb 11, 2015 09:51AM, Published by Steven Jack, Categories: Community


Folsom residents interested in monitoring their water usage are encouraged to download the dropcountr app. (Photo courtesy dropcountr)



The drought gripping the Folsom area has many area residents focused on their water usage. 

Residents who would like to monitor their usage have a new tech-friendly option. The city of Folsom recently announced a partnership with Dropcountr, a program that provides quick access to personal water usage 24 hours a day seven days a week.

"Most people have no idea how much water they use,” says Don Smith, City of Folsom water conservation specialist. “... This is a quick and efficient tool to help monitor water use and evaluate your family’s conservation measures.”

The program is offered free to the first 5,000 customers who sign-up. The goal is to help residents see how much water they consume and what water conservation actions have a measurable impact, the city said in a news release.

Download the Dropcountr app from Apple or Google Play, or go to www.dropcountr.com to sign-up on a desktop computer.  Residents will need their account number that is printed on Folsom utility bills.

Those with difficulty signing up, are asked to email waterconservation@folsom.ca.us or call (916) 351-3590. 



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