Sonoma County is currently under an exceptional drought (the most severe drought classification from The United States Drought Monitor). The county has experienced two consecutive years of very low rainfall, and with reservoirs rapidly diminishing, mandatory conservation measures are imminent.
This Partner Toolkit contains links to useful resources and information. We hope you will join us in encouraging limited water usage from businesses, residents, and visitors until the shortage ends.
Sonoma County Tourism has water conservation window clings free to order through its Hospitality Hub.
The Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership has a great website with helpful resources, including:
- “Water Served Upon Request” table cards
- Free onsite water use assessments for businesses
- Water Conservation Tips
- Anonymously Report Water Wasters
The Sonoma Water website also has up-to-date information, including:
- Current Water Supply Levels
- Water Use Efficiency For Businesses
- Recycled Water Trucking Program
- Drought Frequently Asked Questions
From the Russian River Watershed Association:
CA/NV Drought and Climate Outlook
VIDEO: 6/3/21 County of Sonoma Drought Town Hall.
VIDEO: Supervisor Gore Discussing the Importance of Water Conservation.
The Press Democrat has a dedicated section to drought coverage here [paywall].
BLOG: Sonoma County Tourism’s What To Expect When Visiting Sonoma County During the California Drought.