Water conservation

Top Ten Stories for June 12 through June 18 include a Taste of Japan, water conservation, and July 4th events. Top Ten Stories for June 12 through June 18 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Taste of Japan returns …continue reading

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Golden State Water Company (GSWC) filed an Advice Letter with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to activate Stage 2 in its Schedule No. 14.1 Water Shortage Contingency Plan for all of its Customer Service Areas (CSAs) that are currently not on Stage 2. *(Claremont CSA in Region 3 is …continue reading

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Despite a very wet December, January was one of the driest months on record in California (and February was not much better), and has the state once again facing a serious drought. California water regulators have issued new rules to reduce the wasting of water statewide, including in Lakewood. The …continue reading

featured graphic for Municipal Water District of Orange County. The background image is a water-conservation poster created by 11th-grader Rebecca Harter-Foist. Graphic courtesy of MWDOC.

The Municipal Water District of Orange County (MWDOC) Water Awareness Poster Contest is an annual contest presented each spring. All Orange County students in grades Kindergarten through 12 are invited to participate. The Contest’s goal is to get students thinking about our most precious natural resource – water – and …continue reading

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Due to the drought conditions throughout California, the Governor declared a drought emergency and requested for water users to voluntarily reduce usage by 15%, compared to 2020 water consumption. In response, Golden State Water Company (GSWC) filed an Advice Letter (1862-W) with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) seeking approval …continue reading

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While Governor Gavin Newsom has declared many California counties in a state of emergency due to worsening drought conditions, some Southern California counties such as Orange County remain well-equipped to handle the drought. The conservation practices enacted during the last drought have decreased water usage and added to the region’s …continue reading

featured graphic for Golden State Water Company after COVID-19

Golden State Water Company (Golden State Water) is encouraging customers to voluntarily reduce water usage by 15% from 2020 levels in accordance with the executive order signed by Governor Gavin Newsom on July 8, 2021. What you need to know California is experiencing severe drought conditions, and California Governor Gavin …continue reading