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City of Dublin

Posted on: October 19, 2021

Local Water Agencies Calling for Water Conservation

Due to a water shortage emergency, Zone 7 water agency and Dublin San Ramon Services District have both called for a mandatory conservation of 15-percent from its customers, compared to 2020 usage.  

On October 5, the DSRSD Board adopted Stage 2 Water Shortage rates, effective November 5. The rates will increase the cost of a unit of water from $1.32 per unit to $1.66.  Without conservation, the average single family residence water bill is estimated to increase $3.40 monthly ($6.80 per bimonthly water bill).  Additionally:

  • Outdoor irrigation is limited to occur between 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. to reduce evaporation, and is limited to no more than three non-consecutive days per week. 
  • Starting November 1 and lasting through February 28, outdoor irrigation is limited to one day per week. 

The City of Dublin has aligned its water use with DSRSD's new regulations.   

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