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    Santa Clarita Valley Officials Expected To OK Drought Restrictions This Week

    Santa Clarita Valley water agency officials gathered Tuesday to discuss conservation measures facing Santa Clarita Valley water ratepayers. The restrictions have a 270-day trigger, Cole said, meaning the restrictions would be evaluated again at that time based on the rainfall levels. The revenues from fines are up to the discretion of the respective water retailer, Cole said, but NCWD intended to put the money back into conservation programs.

    Valencia Water Company Offers Conservation Measures For Drought

    The Valencia Water Co. is offering customers a “personal drought report” in an effort to meet Gov. Jerry Brown’s water-reduction goals. VWC customers should expect to receive a computer analysis show how much water they would have to save in order to meet Brown’s call for conservation. “Our goal with this customized report is to give customers real numbers to work with in order to answer the governor’s call to save water,” said Keith Abercrombie, general manager for the Valencia Water Company. “We hope to show customers – in terms of actual gallons – what a 20 percent reduction really means.” For most single-family households, a 20-percent reduction means saving between 500 and 725 gallons a week.

    Santa Clarita Valley Water Action Plan Created For Drought

    Santa Clarita Valley water officials created a plan aimed at water conservation in light of the drought conditions California is experiencing

    Water Committee Urges 20 Percent Conservation In Persistent Drought

    The Santa Clarita Water Committee met on Tuesday to assess the current drought conditions in the SCV, and to come up with a Water Conservation Action Plan for the coming months.

    California Drought: Local Officials Encourage Conservation, Fire Safety

    As drought conditions persist, local officials encourage residents to conserve water and protect their homes from brush fires. Water officials don't expect the Santa Clarita Valley to face mandatory restrictions unless the drought becomes more severe.

    Driest Year On Record Prompts Low Water Allocation For CLWA

    The Castaic Lake Water Agency will only receive five percent of water requested from the state District of Water Resources for 2014, according to a preliminary allocation. The percentage could go up depending on rainfall for the remainder of the year.

    Feline Center Offers Twilight Tours Of Wild Cat Compound

    The Exotic Feline Breeding Compound (EFBC) Feline Conservation Center will host the first of three Twilight Tours of the year on Saturday, April 27. The Conservatory Center invites guests to visit during evening hours that day to learn more about wild cats and find out what they do at night.