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 Challenges With or Without Rain

The Board of Directors and Orchard Dale Water District Staff wish to express our gratitude to our customers and say, "THANK YOU!"

Our Governor's call for water conservation of 25 percent has been a challenge for many Californians.  Relative to location, some people have not had drinking water at their faucets while others have had plenty.

To date, Orchard Dale Water District has reached our conservation goal every month since the beginning of the drought.  The latest report of November 2015 marked a conservation amount of 30.4 percent, which was above and beyond the 12 percent standard set by the State Water Board.  Our cumulative savings to date is 22.3 percent.  As a community we are performing quite well in response to our drought mandate.  State water use has cut back by 26.3 percent, placing the State ahead of plan by only 1.3 percent.  The State is trying to save 1.2 million acre-feet of water.  To date, California is at 84 percent of the goal.

The current Executive Order was set to end February 2016.  However, in November of 2015, Governor Brown issued another Executive Order directing the State Water Board to extend the conservation efforts through October 2016.  The actual adjustments or modifications to the new Executive Order are said to be announced February 2, 2016.

EL NIÑO has improved our Sierra snowpack levels and hopefully will soon exceed expectations.  The outcome of EL NIÑO is questionable, and has plenty of opinions as to its resolve.  The District has provided information, check under the resources heading to the left, to get us through this EL NIÑO winter.

Drought conservation is still upon us through the EL NIÑO winter; please continue your efforts as we wait for further details.

Again, on behalf of the Board of Directors and Staff, we say, "THANK YOU!"

Best Regards,
Edward A. Castaneda
General Manager
 Executive Order by Governor Brown
Tracking violators in our community
Twice a week watering schedules
No watering sidewalks or driveways
No water runoff
Use shutoff valve while washing vehicles
No decorative water features without recirculating water
Restaurants serve water only upon customer request
No watering during & 48 hours after rain
Limit watering of lawns and landscaping to no more than 
Even numbered addresses water on Tuesdays & Fridays
Odd numbered addresses water on Mondays & Thursdays
NO WATERING 8:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m. on assigned days
NO WATERING for more than 15 minutes per station

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13819 East Telegraph Road Whittier, CA 90604
Weekdays 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
FAX: 562.944.6384
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