On April 7, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown declared an end to the statewide drought emergency due to unprecedented water conservation and plentiful winter rain and snow. “This drought emergency is over, but the next drought could be around the corner,” said Governor Brown. “Conservation must remain a way of life.” While ending the drought emergency, the Governor kept in place prohibitions against wasteful practices such as watering during or 48 hours after it rains.
The Vista Irrigation District remains in a Level 1 of its Water Supply Response Program. Level 1 mandatory water use efficiency practices include eliminating irrigation run-off, not using water to wash down paved surfaces, and repairing leaks in a timely manner. For a complete list of water use efficiency practices, click on the Water Supply Response Program Level 1 – Water Efficiency link below. The Vista Irrigation District wants its customers to know that water use efficiency remains a priority and appreciates its customers doing their part to use water wisely.