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Water Conservation

GCSD is currently in water shortage response STAGE 2: Alert    

Water Shortage Planning and Response                              


The Urban Water Management Planning Act requires that each water supplier provide a Water Shortage Contingency Plan that outlines how the supplier will prepare for and respond to water shortages. Below are the six stages of action per the Department of Water Resources as well as Tuolumne County Water District’s stages of response based on water supply conditions within the District’s service area.

Stages of Action

The Water Shortage Contingency Plan provides five stages of response based on water supply conditions due to water supply conditions within the service area. The initial Advisory Stage, set at 10 percent reduction, is a voluntary stage to preserve water in the early stages of a potential shortage. The four mandatory conservation levels are designated to respond to increasingly severe supply shortages. The table below highlights each stage, the respective percent supply reduction, and the water supply reduction.



GCSD Water Shortage Response Stages

GCSD is currently under STAGE 2: Alert water shortage response stage. This is a mandatory conservation stage.  CCWD is encouraging the public to use water wisely and comply with state official recommendations to aim for a mandatory water use reduction of 20 percent.



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GCSD Phase II Drought Declaration Restrictions.pdf


State Drought Restrictions.pdfGroveland CSD AWSDA Reporting Tables (002).pdf