On April 7, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order lifting the drought emergency for most of the state, while asking Californians to continue using water responsibly and make conservation a way of life.
Golden State Water thanks customers for their impressive conservation efforts, and encourages the entire community to continue using water wisely to help keep the state on the path to full drought recovery.
Due to local conditions, water-use restrictions and allocations remain in place for customers in Edna Road, Cypress Ridge and Nipomo (click community to see local information). Golden State Water continues assessing water supply conditions and water-use restrictions in these service areas and will make appropriate adjustments as needed.
California’s Potable Water Waste Restrictions
On May 9, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown issued an Executive Order that permanently prohibits the following practices that waste potable water:
- Hosing off sidewalks, driveways and other hardscapes.
- Washing a motor vehicle with a hose, unless the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle.
- Operating a fountain or decorative water feature, unless the water is part of a recirculating system.
- Watering outdoor landscapes in a manner that causes excess runoff, or within 48 hours following measurable precipitation.
- Irrigating with potable water of ornamental turf on public street medians.
Violation of any of these prohibited or restricted water-use activities may be subject to a fine for each day in which the violation occurs. A public agency representative may issue a citation in accordance with locally adopted municipal codes, adopted ordinances, or in cooperation with Golden State Water.
To report water waste in your community, please click here.
Water Supply and Demand Data (Self-Certification)
On June 22, 2016, Golden State Water submitted its self-certification data on local water supply, anticipated demand and conservation strategies to the State Water Board to comply with the revised emergency regulations that were issued by the state on May 18, 2016. This data considers a three-dry-year scenario based on hydrology of the 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15 water years and demand from 2013-14.
WATER SUPPLY AND DEMAND DATA
|Water System||Annual Potable Demand (Acre Feet)||Total Available Supply (Acre Feet)||Projected Surplus||View Self-Certification Report|
|Artesia||5661.70 AF||9557 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|Barstow||6235.65 AF||26292 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|Bay Point||1977.80 AF||2357 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|Bell-Bell Gardens||5106.50 AF||9664 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|Claremont||11328.35 AF||12338 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|Cordova||15174.10 AF||33873 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|Cowan Heights||2877.15 AF||2902 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|Culver City||5712.15 AF||6632 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|Florence-Graham||5087.60 AF||8421 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|Norwalk||4830.25 AF||8053 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|Orcutt||7607.15 AF||16418 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|Placentia||7551.85 AF||7569 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|South Arcadia||3579.00 AF||3579 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|South San Gabriel||2675.85 AF||6347 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|San Dimas||12299.55 AF||12822 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|Simi Valley||7321.65 AF||7307 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|Southwest||29282.65 AF||44086 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|West Orange||16178.75 AF||16179 AF||Yes||Click Here|
|* AF = Acre Feet (325,851 gallons/435.599 Ccf)
**Links to reports will be available shortly
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