Drought Update/Mandatory Water Restrictions
Stage II: Water Alert - Mandatory Watering Restrictions:
Under a water alert, the District asks customers:
1. For a voluntary reduction of 10% of their water consumption from the previous year.
2. Irrigating may only occur between the hours of 8pm and 6am
3. Prevent water waste from runoff, breaks and leaks
4. Washing down of hardscapes is not permitted
5. Shut Off Nozzles are required when washing a vehicle
6. If you have a fountain or water feature the water must be re-circulated
January 2015 Drought Update - Water Conservation Efforts Prove Successful
The State Water Resources Control Board announced that California’s water conservation efforts for the month of December exceeded 20% conservation goal!!
The District is excited to report a 7% decrease in water usage among our customers for the month of December 2014 as compared to last year. Although the usage has decreased the drought conditions are still very extreme and the District remains in a Stage II Water alert with mandatory water restrictions. For more information click here.
Preguntas y Respuestas sobre la sequia
FREE UPCOMING EVENTS: Please visit our new Conservation Events page.
||The Home Depot and their Vendors have
partnered to offer special deals on select varieties of
low water use plants. These plant sales events will be on Saturdays in the months of April and May.
Please visit iegardenfriendly.com or
click here for a list of location and event dates.
DON’T FORGET ABOUT REBATES
West Valley Water District offers rebates on water efficient products including high-efficiency toilets, high-efficiency washing machine, weather based irrigation controllers, high efficiency sprinkler nozzles, automatic shut-off nozzles and turf replacement. Rebates are offered on a first come first serve basis and will be available for as long as funds are available. To participate in any of the programs listed below, to get complete product qualifying information, and to receive rebate forms please visit our rebates page or contact the District’s Water Conservation Department at (909) 875-1804 ext. 300.
On August 21, 2014 the Board of Directors adopted Ordinance No. 78 to re-affirm the adoption of Stage II of our Water Supply Contingency Plan. Reglamento en Espanol.
First Violation - A written warning sent with a copy of regulations
Second Violation - A second written warning with what penalties could be charged
Third Violation - $100 surcharge
Fourth Violation - $300 surcharge
Fifth Violation - $500 surcharge
The District is asking its customers to partner with us to use water more efficiently to help ensure our supply for the future. The District currently offers a multi-faceted rebate program to help customers install water saving devices inside and outside the home as well as offers FREE home water audits.
For more information on conservation tools and tips, to schedule a FREE water audit, as well as our rebate programs please click here
or contact our Water Conservation Department at (909) 875-1804 ext. 300.