Drought's continue to affect many states, as you can see in the map created by the National Drought Mitigation Center. And recently, the USDA has designated 27 of California’s 58 counties as natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by extreme drought. Whether you live in a drought effected state or not, water conservation is important to our survival. It also helps save cost on your water bills, and sewer cost. And, these simple steps can helps you save money and conserve water.