State calls on North Bay cities to save 20-25 percent under new order

Guy Kovner, THE PRESS DEMOCRAT
Eleven North Bay cities and water agencies are at least halfway to meeting the water conservation standards proposed by regulators to achieve Gov. Jerry Brown’s demand for a statewide 25 percent cut in water use this year. Two of those cities — Santa Rosa and Ukiah — have nearly hit their marks.
Ukiah, credited with achieving 19 percent savings compared to 2013 water use, is 1 percent away from the 20 percent conservation standard it must meet under the proposed framework announced by the State Water Board late Tuesday evening.
Santa Rosa, credited with 18 percent conservation to date, also needs to hit the 20 percent mark this year.
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