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
April 2015 Drought Update - Governor issues Executive Order for Statewide 25% reduction
On April 1, 2015 the Governor issued an executive order to require the State Water Resources Control Board to implement mandates to water suppliers for an aggregate 25% reduction statewide. To read the executive order and for more information please click here.
The District had a 4% decrease in water usage among our customers for the month of March 2015 as compared March of 2013. 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.
FREE UPCOMING EVENTS: Please visit our new Conservation Events
||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, May and June.
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.