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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 20% as compared to 2020.

System Reduction goal Actual reduction *
Cypress Ridge 20% -7%
Nipomo 20% -8%

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

Current Stage: Stage 2, effective September 19, 2021

Stage 1: Outdoor irrigation recommended no more than 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

Additional Resources

Water Conservation School