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Important Drought Notice:

The State Water Resources Control Board has instructed Golden State Water’s Edna Road and Los Osos customers to reduce water usage by 50% and 25% respectively as compared to 2013.

System Reduction goal Actual reduction *
Edna 50% -45%
Los Osos 25% -29%

*Actual reduction (compared to 2013 usage)

In order to achieve the mandatory reductions established by the State Water Resources Control Board, the following Staged Mandatory Conservation and Rationing plan has been filed for the local water system.

Current Stage: Stage 2 (Edna System) and Stage 1 (Los Osos System)

Stage 1: Outdoor irrigation limited to two days per week, before 8 AM or after 7 PM; even addresses on Sunday and Wednesday, odd addresses on Tuesday and Saturday

Stage 2: Irrigation restrictions from Stage 1; $2.50 emergency surcharge per CcF over allocation

Stage 3: Irrigation restrictions from Stage 1; $5 emergency surcharge per CcF over allocation

Stage 4: Irrigation restrictions from Stage 1; $10 emergency surcharge per CcF over allocation