is now in its fourth consecutive year. Orchard
Dale Water District is now pressed by a mandatory 12% reduction of our current water use. In
2014, the District’s watering habits were cut to a twice per week watering
schedule by Governor Edmund G. Brown Junior and the State Water Resources
more recent mandates, the Board of Directors would like to thank the community
for all the conservation efforts made thus far. Please understand that many Californians’ are faced with serious levels
of cutbacks, and challenged to break habits and comforts that we’ve all enjoyed. As a community we must continue to do our part.
implemented the initial conservation program which is now modified to also prohibit
all outdoor watering during a rainfall and 48 hours thereafter. Since our initial implementation of conservation,
our cut-back efforts have produced a savings of 39,102,171 gallons of water in
our community. As a community, we are headed in the right direction! On behalf of the Board of Directors, we
thank you for a strong start.
The Executive Order by Governor Brown
Tracking violators in our community
Twice a week watering schedules
No watering sidewalks or driveways
No water runoff
Use shutoff valves while washing vehicles
No decorative water features without recirculating water
Restaurants serve water only upon customer request
No watering during
& 48 hours after rain.
conditions have created actions and obstacles for so many communities in
California. All levels of governance are
faced with additional reporting and unexpected costs to coincide with all
drought provisions. Together, we need to strive for conservation and focus our
energy on achieving a 12% (83,913,259 gallons) reduction in our water consumption.
I thank you in
advance for your continued support and cooperation.