Drought Ordinance Update
On April 1, 2015, Governor Brown issued an Executive Order directing that the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) develop and impose restrictions on urban water users to achieve a statewide 25% reduction in potable urban water use.
On May 5, 2015, the SWRCB adopted new regulations, to ensure compliance with the Order; and has mandated a 24% reduction in potable water use for the Vallecitos Water District from 2013 demands, which includes Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Institutional potable water demands.
On May 20, 2015, the Vallecitos Board of Directors adopted Ordinance 195 that limits all outdoor irrigation, excluding certified agricultural or commercial growers, during the months of June through October to two days per week.
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Water waste patrol update
Here's what Vallecitos' staff discovered since starting recent water waste patrols. The number one problem being noted is irrigation runoff.
Vallecitos to begin water waste patrols
Faced with mounting statewide water conservation mandates, Vallecitos will be stepping up public education and enforcement of their drought ordinance by implementing water waste patrols.
State Water Board adopts 25% mandatory water conservation regulation
With emergency drought conditions persisting throughout California, on May 5, 2015, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted an emergency regulation requiring an immediate 25 percent reduction in overall potable urban water use statewide in accordance with Gov. Brown’s April 1 Executive Order.
The public notice review period for Rock Springs sewer replacement project starts May 6, 2015 and will continue for 30 days.
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