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Eastern Municipal Water District
Desert / Inland Empire

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.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Warnings / citations / fines
Outreach & Education
Drought-friendly landscape / gardening classes
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Hotel / Restaurant outreach & signage
Community partnerships
Local events, festivals and / or fairs
Rebates & Incentives
Turf Replacement
High efficiency fixtures / appliance
Smart irrigation controllers, rain barrels, etc.
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Mobile apps for reporting waste/leaks
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Elk Grove Water District
Northern California / Sacramento Valley

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.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering: 2 days/week
Water waste patrols
Warnings / citations / fines
Outreach & Education
Drought-friendly landscape / gardening classes
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Hotel / Restaurant outreach & signage
Community partnerships
Local events, festivals and/or fairs
Rebates & Incentives
Free mulch
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Efficiency audits
Free water saving devices
System / Operational Efficiencies
New drought management strategies or practices
Infrastructure improvements / projects
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East Valley Water District
Desert / Inland Empire

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.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering: 3 days/week
Outdoor water budget
Warnings / citations / fines
Increased enforcement budget
Outreach & Education
Drought-friendly landscape / gardening classes
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Community partnerships
Local events, festivals and/or fairs
Rebates & Incentives
Turf Replacement
High efficiency fixtures / appliance
Smart irrigation controllers, rain barrels, etc.
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Mobile apps for reporting waste/leaks
Efficiency audits
System / Operational Efficiencies
Leak detection or ditch inspections
New drought management strategies or practices
Infrastructure improvements / projects
New equipment and / or software
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East Bay Municipal Utility District
Bay Area

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.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering: 2 days/week
Warnings / citations / fines
Water shortage rates
Outreach & Education
Drought-friendly landscape / gardening classes
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Hotel / Restaurant outreach and signange
Community partnerships
Local events, festivals and/or fairs
Educational videos
Rebates & Incentives
Turf Replacement
High efficiency fixtures / appliance
Smart irrigation controllers, rain barrels, etc.
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Customer usage tracking software / reporting
Efficiency audits
System / Operational Efficiencies
Leak detection or ditch inspections
New drought management strategies or practices
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Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District
Desert / Inland Empire

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.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering: 2 days/week
Warnings / citations / fines
Swimming pool restrictions
Outreach & Education
Drought-friendly landscape / gardening classes
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Hotel / Restaurant outreach and signange
Community partnerships
Local events, festivals and/or fairs
Customer newsletter
Rebates & Incentives
Turf Replacement
High efficiency fixtures / appliance
Smart irrigation controllers, rain barrels, etc.
Swimming pool cover
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Mobile apps for reporting waste/leaks
Customer usage tracking software / reporting
Efficiency audits
Free water saving devices
System / Operational Efficiencies
New drought management strategies or practices
Infrastructure improvements / projects
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El Dorado Irrigation District
Mountain / Foothill

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.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering restrictions
Water waste patrols
Warnings / citations / fines
Increased enforcement budget
Outreach & Education
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Hotel / Restaurant outreach and signange
Community partnerships
Save Our Water materials
Rebates & Incentives
High efficiency fixtures / appliance
Smart irrigation controllers, rain barrels, etc.
Free water saving devices
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Customer usage tracking software / reporting
Efficiency audits
System / Operational Efficiencies
Leak detection or ditch inspections
On farm conservation
New drought management strategies or practices
Infrastructure improvements / projects
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