Drought & Conservation Resource Center

ACWD Board of Directors Rescinds Drought Ordinance 

On April 11, 2023, the ACWD Board of Directors voted unanimously to rescind its water shortage emergency ordinance and related restrictions effective immediately once the State Water Resources Control Board ended its emergency regulations on June 5. 

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As we transition out of drought, please continue to use water wisely. ACWD's rebates help customers sustain long-term water efficiency.   

ACWD's Water Waste Ordinance remains in effect.  

Important: The State of California has extended the emergency regulations that prohibit irrigation of non-functional turf with potable water in the commercial, industrial, and institutional sector (including HOA common areas) statewide. Non-functional turf is defined as “ground cover surface of mowed grass that is ornamental and not otherwise used for human recreation purposes.” For more information, visit bit.ly/conservationreg

ACWD Board of Directors Rescinds Drought Surcharge Effective April 1

Thanks to ACWD's customers and their continued efficient water use, the Board rescinded drought surcharges on April 1, 2023. 

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Making Conservation a California Way of Life   

As drought conditions improve, we ask customers to remain water efficient. California remains vulnerable to climate change, and weather extremes will increase the frequency of extreme precipitation and more prolonged, drier conditions. Using water wisely now prepares us for tomorrow.  Learn how every drop counts at Save Our Water

Top 5 Ways to Save Water

Top 5 Ways to Save Water

Report Water Waste

Report Water Waste

Rebates to Save Money & Water

Rebates to Save Water & Money

Free Water Conservation Kit

Free Water Conservation Kits 

State Water Resources Control Board

Water Conservation Emergency Regulations 

The State of California readopted two emergency regulations that prohibit certain wasteful water use practices. Learn more about the State's regulations.

Investments in Advanced Metering Infrastructure Increase Water Use Efficiency

ACWD is upgrading meters with Advanced Metering Infrastructure or AMI. Customer benefits, include:

  • Receive leak alerts
  • Receive water use efficiency tips
  • Monitor water use
  • Review and pay bills