Published on February 12, 2016
With California still experiencing severe drought despite recent rains, on February 2, 2016 the State Water Board adopted an extended and revised emergency regulation to ensure that urban water conservation continues in 2016. The regulation extends restrictions on urban water use through October 2016 while providing urban water suppliers more flexibility in meeting their conservation requirements. Visit the State Water Resources Control Board Website for more information.
Published on July 1, 2015
Outdoor watering for ornamental landscaping is limited to Tuesdays and Fridays, between 12:00 AM and 6:00 AM, or between 8:00 PM and 11:59 PM. Restrictions do not apply to food grown for consumption. Violations can result in fines of up to $1,000.
Published on February 10, 2015
Find out about the Sonoma County Water Agency's drought relief programs: The Turf Replacement Program, which offers rebates of up to $250 for removal of lawns; and the High-Efficiency Fixture Direct-Install Program, which provides no cost replacement of older (pre-1992), inefficient toilets with new high-efficiency models for eligible homes and businesses.
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Outdoor Watering Restrictions
Outdoor watering for ornamental landscaping is limited to two days a week: Tuesday and Friday, between 12:00 AM and 6:00 AM, or between 8:00 PM and 11:59 PM.*
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*Restrictions do not apply to food grown for consumption.
Managing Agency: Transportation & Public Works
- Trish Pisenti, Districts Manager
- Donna Caldwell, Administration
Operations Contractor: Russian River Utility