100,000 acre feet.
That’s the new benchmark Sonoma Water, the agency responsible for providing drinking water to more than 600,000 customers people in Sonoma County and beyond, has set for its customers.
Lake Sonoma can’t go below that number.
“This is a concrete threshold,” said Barry Dugan, Principal Program Specialist with Sonoma Water. “This is the same message: We don’t have enough water.”
As of September 23, Lake Sonoma sat at 45.3% capacity, holding 110,492 acre feet.
Dugan urges residents to turn off irrigation early, especially as we get into the winter months. Learn about key water saving tips at savingwaterpartnershiporg.
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