Latest Drought Conditions for Clear Creek Community Services District

This page will contain all the latest information available to our customers as it becomes available to the District. We will keep it updated regularly.
2016 All water restrictions have been lifted. Due to the third straight dry year in California, on February 20th 2009 the Bureau of Reclamation notified water districts that they will be receiving 50% of the historical usage and 0% agricultural water, unless the north state experiences a 'Miracle March' that increases storage in area reservoirs. During the public meeting held March 4th 2009, the BOD declared a state of water shortage and the Drought Planning and Water Shortage Policy was enacted. The USBR is expected to release updated allocation information on the 20th of March 2009. On Friday, March 20th 2009 the USBR released the new water allocations. The Districts supply has gone from 50% M&I 0% Ag to 55% M&I 5% Ag On Tuesday, April 21st 2009 the USBR released updated water allocations. The Districts supply has been increased to 15%ag and 65% M&I. All drought restrictions have been lifted as of Monday, May 18th 2009. The board voted to increase both domestic and agricultural water availability to 100% and eliminate conservation charges for excess usage. UPDATE FEBRUARY 2010 On Friday, February 26, 2010 the USBR announced the water allocations. Clear Creeks initial allocation is 55% for M&I and 5% for agriculture. The District will notify our customers when something changes. Until then, water as normal. UPDATE MARCH 2010 The March announcement for water allocations from the USBR have improved to 75% for M&I customers and 50% for ag. If the allocations change the information will be posted here. UPDATE APRIL 2010 On April 15th the Bureau released new allocation information. The water contractors north of the delta will receive 100% for both ag and M&I supplies. Based on this announcement, there will be NO water restrictions this water year. UPDATE FEBRUARY 2011 On Friday, the 18th of February, 2011 the Bureau announced the initial Central Valley Project 2011 water supply allocation for water service contractors. For contractors north of the delta (including Clear Creek) there are no restrictions. The District will receive 100% of our supply. UPDATE MARCH 2012 On February 22nd the Bureau announced the initial Central Valley water supply allocation for all water service contractors. For contractors north of the delta the allocations are 75% for M&I customers and 30% for agriculture. Because the bureau uses a three year average the actual supply will allow District customers to use what they need without restrictions. We only ask that you use your water wisely. Updates to the supply will be posted here. UPDATE APRIL 2012 On April 13th the Bureau announced the updated CVP water supply allocation. For contractors north of the delta we will receive 100% of our contract supply.
UPDATE April 2013 In April 2013 the Bureau announced the initial Central Valley water supply allocation for all water service contractors. For contractors north of the delta the allocations are 100% for M&I customers and 75% for agriculture. Because the bureau uses a three year average the actual supply will allow District customers to use what they need without restrictions. We only ask that you use your water wisely.
UPDATE Feburary 2014 In Feburary 2014 the Bureau announced the initial Central Valley water supply allocation for all water service contractors. For contractors north of the delta, the allocations are 50% for M&I customers and 0% for agriculture. We have the information located here. Updates to the supply will be posted here.

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