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State Water Resource Control Board Ends Mandatory Statewide Conservation Requirements

In response to a revised Executive Order from Governor Brown, the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) acted to end the statewide mandatory conservation requirements that were imposed in May 2015.  Over the last year Rainbow Municipal Water District has worked diligently to educate the SWRCB on the extraordinary efforts by the residents of San Diego County not only to conserve…

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State Water Resources Control Board Reduces Mandatory Conservation Standard for Rainbow Municipal Water District from 36% to 28%

Fallbrook, CA – The California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) has notified the Rainbow Municipal Water District (RMWD) that the mandatory conservation standard for all non-agricultural water use in the District has been reduced from 36% to 28%.   This reduction is in response to a request made by the District to be allowed to factor in the drought resistant local supplies that are now…

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State Water Resources Control Board Rescinds Conservation Order for Rainbow Municipal Water District

The California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) has notified the Rainbow Municipal Water District (RMWD) that they have rescinded the Conservation Order issued to RMWD on August 31, 2015.  The Conservation Order was issued after RMWD failed to meet the mandatory 36% cutback in residential water consumption in the first month that the Emergency Regulations were in place.   RMWD has met…

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