State water board rescinds mandatory conservation standards; reporting requirements and prohibition on water waste remain

SACRAMENTO – The state water resources control board rescinded the water supply “stress test” requirements and remaining mandatory conservation standards for urban water suppliers while keeping in place the water use reporting requirements and prohibitions against wasteful practices. The action by state water board Executive Director Tom Howard was in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s announcement in […]

EVMWD receives $115,000 for proactive drought planning

LAKE ELSINORE—To further foster water supply planning efforts and engage community stakeholders in preparation for drought emergencies in the future, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District received $115,000 to expand its drought contingency plan. The funding, which was made available through the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation, will allow EVMWD to address several […]