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Governor Orders 25% Reduction in Water Use

Governor Orders 25% Reduction in Water Use

April 20, 2015

On April 1, 2015 Governor Brown announced the first every statewide water restrictions mandating 25% savings in water from 2013 levels.

The draft regulations implementing this Executive Order have just been released by the State Water Board. The proposed savings requirements vary from district to district. See the link of spreadsheet listing each California district.

The Board is seeking comments on the proposed regulations, and will issue a Notice of Proposed Emergency Rulemaking with any revisions to the regulatory language on April 29, 2015, for public comment and consideration by the Board at its May 5 – 6, 2015 meeting.

To read the Proposed Text of the Draft Emergency Regulations Click Here.

To read the Proposed District Water Savings Spread Sheet Click Here.