Yuba City Implements Mandatory 20% Water Conservation by City of Yuba City Apr 29, 2022 Member Submitted News YUBA CITY – The City of Yuba City will begin implementing an information and education campaign for Stage 3 (Severe Shortage) of its Water Shortage Contingency Plan. The transition and outreach will begin May 1, 2022 and enforcement will begin June 1, 2022. This is a direct response to the current water supply shortage occurring with the ongoing drought and the recent issuance of a state executive order calling for 20% water conservation compared to 2020 usage. This stage of water conservation implements required water restrictions, including limited irrigation days to achieve the 20% goal. The City will begin issuing water violations on June 1, 2022 for the following: Irrigation limited to Mondays and Thursdays for ALL property addresses Mornings and evenings recommended to reduce evaporation Water waste is a water violation, including: Irrigation outside of designated times Excessive watering resulting in gutter flooding Using a hose without a shutoff nozzle Washing down hard surfaces such as sidewalks and driveways Using a non-recirculating fountain Not repairing leaks in a timely manner A Water Conservation Guide for Summer 2022 is included in customer’s utility bills for the month of April, which provides information and resources. For further information or assistance regarding available water conservation rebates or irrigation timer adjustments please contact the Public Works Department at (530) 822-4626 or email@example.com, visit www.yubacity.net/water, or submit a request via the City’s yc311 online customer service system and app. The City also recommends that water customers monitor their water conservation efforts in real time by signing up for a free EyeOnWater account, which provides up-to-the minute water meter data delivered directly to the customer via a consumer engagement website and smartphone/tablet app. To set up an account, visit https://eyeonwater.com/signup. Yuba City appreciates the water conservation efforts of its customers during this difficult time.