2015 Water Conservation Program
|User||How much to save||Details|
|Low Residential Users||0%||Monthly usage below five units (3,742 gallons). Keep it at this amount and you won't need to reduce any more. Must still follow mandatory conservation measures, though.|
|Most Residential Users||25%||The middle 60% of residential users. Take steps to cut back on outdoor water use for the biggest results with the least effort.|
|Business and institutional users.||25%||PID will provide you with progress updates, support and ideas so your business can reach this goal.|
|High Residential users||50%||This 20% of customers use almost half of the residential water district-wide. PID will provide you with monthly progress updates and ideas so you can reach this goal.|
|Agricultural Users||20%||PID will provide you with progress updates, support and ideas so you can reach this goal.|
Click below to view the Resolution (2015-04) of the Board of the Directors Amending and Readopting a Water Conservation Program.
The urban conservation emergency regulations adopted by the State Water Resources Control Board on May 5, 2015 mandate that the District achieve a 36% reduction from 2013 in our water use District wide.
This resolution establishes mandatory conservation measures to be implemented immediately by all District customers and at such other times when, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, such measures are necessary for the preservation of public health and safety standards. The Board finds that these mandatory conservation measures constitute an equitable distribution of water given the current drought conditions.
Magalia Dam Web Cam
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A "live-stream" of the webcam is also available for Mac/iPhone/Ipad users
Water Conservation Video - Composting
Composting your yard waste can help you save water in your landscaping—and it doesn't need to be difficult. Watch as Certified Master Composter Ward Habriel explains the four elements of yard waste composting and offers tips to help you easily create water-saving compost and mulch from the branches, twigs and lawn clippings right from your own yard.
For more ideas for wise water use, see ParadiseSavesWater.com