The State Department of Water Resources has released water conservation numbers for July. Redding water customers made a slight improvement over June's numbers. Water use in July was 31.6% lower than July of 2013. The equivalent numbers for June represented a 30% reduction. The state has ordered a conservation target of 36 percent. Red Bluff residents used 26.3% less water in July than the same month in 2013. They also have a 36% target. Redding water use translates to an average of 208 gallons per person per day. In Red Bluff it's 179 gallons per person per day.