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Vandenberg Village Community Services District
Central Coast

Vandenberg Village CSD limits watering to Wednesday and Saturday only. The district also enforces mandatory watering restrictions including prohibiting run-off, prohibiting the use of potable water for washing hard surfaces, requiring leaks to be repaired, shut-off hose nozzles for car washing and water served only on request.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering: 2 days/week
Outreach & Education
Drought-friendly landscape / gardening classes
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Hotel / Restaurant outreach & signage
Local events, festivals and/or fairs
Rebates & Incentives
Turf Replacement
High efficiency fixtures / appliance
Smart irrigation controllers
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Free water saving devices
System / Operational Efficiencies
Leak detection or ditch inspections
AMR Meters
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Carpinteria Valley Water District
Central Coast

Carpinteria Valley Water District utilizes a tiered rate billing structure related to source of supply, developed a drought surcharge, and budgeted $97,000 towards water conservation programs and outreach.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering: 2 days/week
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
Save Our Water materials
Rebates & Incentives
Turf Replacement
High efficiency fixtures / appliance
Smart irrigation controllers, rain barrels, etc.
Laundry to Landscape program rebate
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Efficiency audits
Free water saving devices
Water waste hotline
System / Operational Efficiencies
Infrastructure improvements / projects
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City of Santa Barbara Public Works Department
Central Coast

The City of Santa Barbara helps all water customers save water by offering a wide variety of conservation programs including its creative "Mulch Madness" free mulch program and rebates on everything from graywater systems to pool covers.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor water budget
Water waste patrols
Warnings / citations / fines
Increased enforcement budget
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
Save Our Water materials
Rebates & Incentives
Turf Replacement
High efficiency fixtures / appliance
Smart irrigation controllers, rain barrels, etc.
Recycled water incentives
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Efficiency audits
Free water saving devices
System / Operational Efficiencies
Leak detection or ditch inspections
Infrastructure improvements / projects
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Goleta Water District
Central Coast

Goleta Water District customers are among the lowest per capita water users in the state. The district supports conservation through an extensive rebate and outreach program, water supply and demand modeling, and drought planning.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering: 2 days/week
Water waste patrols
Warnings / citations / fines
Increased enforcement budget
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
Save Our Water materials
Customer newsletter
Rebates & Incentives
Turf Replacement
High efficiency fixtures / appliance
Billing credits / rewards for low water use
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Efficiency audits
Free water saving devices
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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Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District, Improvement District No. 1
Central Coast

On July 10, 2015, Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District, Improvement District No. 1 Board of Trustees declared a Stage 2 Water Shortage Emergency mandating a 25% water use reduction.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering: 2 days/week
Warnings / citations / fines
Outreach & Education
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Hotel / Restaurant outreach and signange
Save Our Water materials
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Customer usage tracking software / reporting
System / Operational Efficiencies
New drought management strategies or practices
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Montecito Water District
Central Coast

Montecito Water District first declared a water shortage emergency in February 2014 and implemented water use restrictions and an allocation/rationing ordinance with high penalties for overuse.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Water waste patrols
Warnings / citations / fines
Rationing / Allocation
Restricted watering times
Outreach & Education
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Hotel / Restaurant outreach and signange
Save Our Water materials
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Efficiency audits
System / Operational Efficiencies
New drought management strategies or practices
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Soquel Creek Water District
Central Coast

Soquel Creek Water District re-declared Stage 3 Emergency Water Shortage restrictions, moved to Stage 3 Emergency Water Shortage rates, expanded its rules of water waste, increased enforcement and continues its robust conservation and water demand offset programs.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Water waste patrols
Warnings / citations / fines
Increased enforcement budget
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
Save Our Water materials
Rebates & Incentives
Turf Replacement
High efficiency fixtures / appliance
Smart irrigation controllers, rain barrels, etc.
Recycled water incentives
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Customer usage tracking software / reporting
Efficiency audits
Free water saving devices
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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City of Santa Cruz Water Department
Central Coast

The city of Santa Cruz averaged 44 residential gallons per-capita per day (R-GPCD) in February 2015, one of the lowest averages in the state, according to State Water Resources Control Board data. In order to continue effectively conserving water, the Santa Cruz City Council on April 14, 2015 declared a Stage 3 Water Shortage Emergency – for the second year in a row – effective May 1. Stage 3 requires significant action by the community to reduce system-wide water use by 15-25% and avoid using limited water stored in the city’s only reservoir, Loch Lomond.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering restrictions
Water waste patrols
Warnings / citations / fines
Increased enforcement budget
Rationing / Allocation
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
Save Our Water materials
Water School
Rebates & Incentives
Turf Replacement
High efficiency fixtures / appliance
Smart irrigation controllers, rain barrels, etc.
Recycled water incentives
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Efficiency audits
Free water saving devices
System / Operational Efficiencies
Leak detection or ditch inspections
Infrastructure improvements / projects
New equipment and / or software
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