The City of Oceanside enforces Level 2 drought restrictions including a maximum 2 days per week outdoor watering schedule. The city also provides a collection of conservation resources on its website and offers a mobile app for reporting water waste.
Vallecitos Water District increased drought outreach to reach the highest water users and partners with local Girl Scouts to deliver drought information to its customers.
Sweetwater Authority’s Drought Response Plan includes customer-level Target Water Allocations that recommend water usage for a property during the designated billing cycle. The district also expanded its outreach efforts and conservation programs and will continue to respond to changing drought conditions.
Padre Dam MWD has implemented an aggressive public relations and outreach program to education customers on the drought and mandatory water use restrictions, including assigned watering 2 days per week.
OMWD is pursuing conservation and outreach strategies aimed at reducing potable water use by 32% and reach its top potable water users. The district also implemented Level 2 Water Supply Shortage rates and revised mandatory use restrictions including to establish a 2-day water week.
Helix Water District increased its education through targeted mailing and survey programs, restricts watering to no more than 2 days per week and assesses a 10% penalty on high domestic water users.
SDCWA budgeted $4.1 million for the two-year budget covering FY14 and FY15 to respond to the drought and bolster conservation through rebates, customer education and water audits.