Welcome to W.R.A.S.B.C

Over 54% of residential water use is for landscapes

Welcome to W.R.A.S.B.C

Over 54% of residential water use is for landscapes

Welcome to W.R.A.S.B.C

Over 54% of residential water use is for landscapes

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Drought conditions!
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Mandatory Water Conservation Measures Are in Effect


City of Hollister,Sunnyslope County WD and City of San Juan Bautista Water Customers New Emergency Water Conservation Regulations
Stage II - Mandatory Water Conservation Measures


Outdoor Water Restrictions

  • For Sunnyslope County WD and City of Hollister customers, landscape watering shall be limited and restricted to no more than two (2) days per week. Odd numbered addresses are hereby restricted to watering on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Even numbered addresses are hereby restricted to watering on Wednesdays and Sundays. San Juan Bautista customers are limited to landscape watering on Monday and Thursday ONLY
  • No watering of landscaping between the hours of 9am and 5pm by means other than drip irrigation or hand watering with a quick acting positive shut off nozzle.
  • No washing down sidewalks, driveways, or other hardscape surfaces.
  • No watering landscape in a manner that causes runoff to adjacent property, non-irrigated areas, private and public walkways, roadways, or parking lots.
  • No washing of cars without the use of a quick acting, positive shutoff nozzle.
  • No operation of decorative fountains or other water features unless the water is recirculated.

General

  • Leaks, breaks and malfunctions of irrigation systems and plumbing equipment causing waste of water shall be repaired and corrected within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the District Manager of Sunnyslope County Water District or the City Manager of the City of Hollister.

Prohibitions Affecting Commercial Businesses

  • Restaurants and other food service establishments can only serve water on request;
  • Operators of hotels and motels must provide guests with the option of choosing not to have towels and linens laundered daily and prominently display notice of this option.

Penalties for violating the outdoor water restrictions shall be:

  • First Violation - written notice with an opportunity to correct violation.
  • Second Violation - $100 penalty for a violation within 12 months of First Violation.
  • Third Violation - $250 penalty for a violation within 12 months of Second Violation
  • Fourth Violation - $500 penalty and installation of a flow restrictor at the water meter at the customer’s expense for each and every violation within 12 months of a Third Violation.

Welcome to the W.R.A.S.B.C

The Water Resources Association San Benito County (WRASBC) is a locally-based agency
serving water customers from the following agencies:
City of Hollister, the City of San Juan Bautista, Sunnyslope County Water
District and the San Benito County Water District. The Water Resources Association
is governed by representatives from each of the beforementioned agencies.
The WRASBC focuses on water conservation and water resource protection.

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