EMWD is currently in Stage 4 of its Water Shortage Contingency Plan and asking customers to reduce outdoor irrigation by 50%. The district has significantly increased its customer outreach to notify customers of conservation program and changes in water budgets.
Elk Grove Water District in partnership with SMUD and Sacramento Tree Foundation provides free mulch to its customers to help reduce tree irrigation and recently completed a major retrofit project – installing water meters for all of its customers – 10 years ahead of the state’s 2025 deadline.
East Valley Water District budgeted $1.5 million for increased educational resources, rebate programs and regulatory compliance measures and has embraced the opportunity to increase the district's long-term sustainability.
EBMUD is managing water supplies during this historic drought thanks to its conservation-minded customers and ratepayer investment in supplemental supplies. Customer interest is higher than ever in landscape rebates and water saving actions.
EVMWD asks its customers to follow Water Shortage Contingency Plan Stage 4a guidelines and continues to provide customers with tools to stay within their budgets. The district also is working with cities and developers to ensure new development meets a more conservative standard.
El Dorado Irrigation District in response to the drought continues to utilize existing budget through rebate programs, customer education, water audits, email and mailers, website notifications, and public outreach speaking engagements.