National Drought Mitigation Center

National Drought Mitigation Center
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Water conservation less than desired for customers of the Santa Clara County Water District in California
10/14/2021 12:40:15 PM

Relief, Response & Restrictions
Society & Public Health
Water Supply & Quality
Santa Clara County, CA
Mountain View, CA
Palo Alto, CA
San Jose, CA
Santa Clara, CA

Start Date: 6/9/2021 - End Date: 9/9/2021
The Santa Clara Valley Water District declared a drought emergency in June and requested that customers reduce their water use by 15%, but the plea seems to have fallen on deaf ears. Residents curbed their water use by 6% in July. Santa Clara’s 10 reservoirs were just 12% full on Sept. 7. The Mercury News (San Jose, Calif.), Sept 8, 2021