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The City of Calistoga is in a Stage I Water Emergency
Calistoga conserved a total of 14% in 2014 and 18% in 2015 over 2013 water usage. Let's continue to conserve!
Stage I Water Emergency Regulations:
January of 2014, the Governor declared a Drought State of Emergency for California, and in the following April, he called on all Californian's to redouble their efforts to conserve water. In March of 2014, the City of Calistoga enforced Stage II Emergency Water Conservation efforts. The City of Calistoga is asking all residents and businesses to follow best management practices to reduce water use and has implemented a water conservation program to provide assistance. In October 2014, California entered its fourth year of severe drought. California has experienced the lowest snow-pack and driest January in recorded history according to the State Water Board. On April 1, 2015, the State Legislature and the Governor issued emergency regulations prohibiting certain water use activities and called on all water users to reduce water usage by 25% compared to 2013 usage. As of November 2015, Californians conserved 1,009,387 acre feet, over 80% of the Governor's 1.2 million acre feet goal.
Great Online Water-Saving Resources
Water-Use It Wisely - Hundreds of water-saving tips and resources, including landscape watering guides, how-to videos and more.
Water Use Calculator - Use Home Water Works' Water Calculator to compute how much water your household uses, and conservation tips and ideas on ways to lower the usage.
WaterSense Kids - A website built for kids filled with information, quizzes and games to help children understand the importance of water conservation.
GetWise.org - Helpful videos, useful savings tips and other online resources that enable families to form lifelong sustainable habits.
improvenet.com/a/water-conservation-at-home - Background information and useful tips for kids and adults on water conservation.
Bay Delta Live - a collaborative/ interactive effort to share all science based information on the drought's effect on the Bay.