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Important Drought Notice:

The State Water Resources Control Board has instructed Golden State Water’s Cypress Ridge and Nipomo customers to reduce water usage by 36% as compared to 2013.

System Reduction goal Actual reduction *
Cypress Ridge 36% -29%
Nipomo 36% -39%

*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 Water Conservation and Rationing plan has been filed for the local water system.

Current Stage: Stage 2, effective December 1, 2016

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