|Drought Restrictions Now in Effect|
On April 1, 2015, Governor Brown issued an executive order requiring mandatory reductions in water use statewide. For the first time in state history, cities and towns across California will have to cut their water use by 25%. The City of Oceanside is currently at a Level 2 Drought Response requiring all residents and business owners to strictly adhere to current water use restrictions. Identifying and eliminating water waste is essential to achieving the state mandated reductions. Its going to require everyone doing their part to be as water efficient as possible. For help in becoming more water efficient at your home or business, Oceanside will provide a free water use evaluation.
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Level 2 drought restrictions answer the important question of “What do I need to do?”
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City of Oceanside Drought Response Ordinance (255.8 KB)
Simple water-savings investments can help save gallons of water per day.
The San Diego County Water Authority and The U-T San Diego are teaming up again in 2015 to provide timely information about water conservation every Saturday in the Home and Garden section in the newspaper and online. The U-T will publish a question-and-answer column called "Dear Drought Fighter" to help San Diego Country residents make the most of limited water supplies during a severe statewide drought.
The column will feature a range of practical ideas, resources, and tools to help reduce water use in homes and businesses. Residents may submit questions to the Water Authority at email@example.com and will be eligible for free conservation devices and items such as shower times and soil moisture sensors.
To view column online, please visit http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2015/feb/19/dear-drought-fighter-effort-save-water/