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'Water Is Essential to What We Do'

Clare Leschin-Hoar, VOICE OF SAN DIEGO

Friday, February 14, 2014

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Vince Vasquez, a senior policy analyst for National University System Institute for Policy Research, said he didn’t look at water use in the Economic Impact of Craft Breweries in San Diego published last week, but said it is something he’ll be looking at next.
“At the end of the day, craft beer isn’t a water-thirsty industry like avocado plantations. Yes, beer is more than 90 percent water, but many brewers here are increasingly water-wise,” he said.
If California’s drought continues – they’ll have to be.