Nevada Irrigation District enacts mandatory water restrictions

As a dry, hot summer is upon us and drought grips our community, the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has found it necessary to mandate water-use restrictions. This will help minimize water supply shortage impacts and protect public health, the District’s Board of Directors determined during a July 1 special meeting. …

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Historic Drought Year Limits Water Deliveries

Farmers in Central California will see their water deliveries stop today. Earlier this month, the Fresno Irrigation District (FID) Board of Directors made the decision to end most agricultural water deliveries on June 30. With little to no precipitation occurring in May and June, the Kings River experienced its third …

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San Jose Water customers encouraged to limit water use

San Jose Water, (SJW) is encouraging its more than 200,000 customers to immediately cut water usage by 15% in response to the drought emergency declared by Valley Water, its water wholesaler. Valley Water provides approximately 90% of SJW’s water supply. “During every drought, our customers have done extraordinarily well saving …

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