Drought Information


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The District's service area has experienced three consecutive dry years, with calendar year 2013 being the driest on record and 2014 being not much better. On February 4, the EID board of directors declared a Stage 2 Water Warning in our service area. The Board is hopeful that customers will voluntarily meet the 20% conservation target.

  • Click here for helpful tips on saving 20% inside and outside your home or business.
  • Click here for more about mandatory watering restrictions.
  • Click here to learn more about the four stages of drought.
  • Click here for frequently asked questions about watering restrictions (choose "watering restrictions" from the drop down menu).

EID encourages customers to continue to be mindful of their indoor and outdoor water usage and conserve water in every way possible.

Recycled Water Conservation

Although the District has the ability to produce a large amount of recycled water, we are unable to store recycled water in the winter during low-demand periods. In turn, peak summer recycled water demands must be supplemented with drinking water when demand exceeds production. In addition, as customers reduce interior water use in response to requested drought conservation, less recycled water is produced because less waste water is generated.  Therefore, It is crucial that our recycled water customers also meet the 30 percent conservation goal to help ensure adequate drinking water supplies for all customers, especially as the drought continues and supplies become more crucial.


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U.S. Drought Monitor - California

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