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2015 California Water Use Reductions

Governor Brown has directed the State Water Resource Control Board to implement mandatory water reductions. Follow the links below for more information. 

Press Release
Governor's announcement on

Report Water Waste
Water Waste Hotline: (831) 658-5653

Water Emergencies
To report a water emergency anytime, please call California American Water at (888) 237-1333.

Local Utilities & Districts

California-American Water Company (Cal-Am) -  Pacific Grove's water provider

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District (MPWMD) - Provides authority for integrated management of the ground and surface water resources within the Monterey Peninsula area, encompassing the waters of the Carmel River and Seaside groundwater basin

Monterey Peninsula Regional Water Authority (MPRWA) - a Joint Power Authority (JPA) created in 2012 to find a solution to the Peninsula Water Shortage caused by the over drafting of the Carmel River.

Monterey Water Conservation - MPWMD conservation initiative

State & Federal Water Agencies

California Department of Water Resources

California Public Utilities Commission - Save Our Water is a statewide program aimed at helping Californians reduce their everyday water use

United States Bureau of Reclamation

United States Environmental Protection Agency - Office of Water

WaterSense- Through this national program, local water utilities, product manufacturers, and retailers will work with EPA to encourage the use of water-efficient products and practices among consumer and commercial audiences.