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Important Drought Notice:

The State Water Resources Control Board has instructed Golden State Water’s Edna Road customers to reduce water usage by 20% as compared to 2020.

System Reduction goal Actual reduction *
Edna 20% -9%
Los Osos 15% -2%

*Actual reduction (compared to 2020 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 Road) and Stage 1 (Los Osos)

Stage 1: Outdoor irrigation recommended not to exceed three days per week, before 8 AM or after 7 PM; even addresses on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday, odd addresses on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Stage 2: 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; $2.50 emergency surcharge per CcF over allocation

Stage 3: Irrigation restrictions from Stage 2; $5 emergency surcharge per CcF over allocation

Stage 4: Irrigation restrictions from Stage 2; $7.50 emergency surcharge per CcF over allocation

Stage 5: Irrigation restrictions from Stage 2; $10 emergency surcharge per CcF over allocation

Stage 6: Irrigation restrictions from Stage 2; $15 emergency surcharge per CcF over allocation