Apple Valley Ranchos Water Co. to Host Meeting on Water Regulations This Friday, June 5th

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(Apple Valley)— Apple Valley Ranchos Water Co. will be hosting a public meeting sanctioned by the California Public Utilities Commission on Friday, June 5th at 6:30 p.m.  The meeting will be held at Granite Hills High School, located at 22900 Esaws Road in Apple Valley and will focus on the company’s drought regulations.

“All of our customers are invited to join us at this hearing,” said Norma Armenta, Water Conservation Coordinator for Ranchos Water.  “With the new water restrictions, it can seem like a lot to take in.  But we want to reassure our customers that we are here to help.  There will be a wealth of information provided  at the public hearing, which will assist our customers to meet the mandatory water reductions.”

California is currently facing one of the worst droughts on record and on April 1st, Governor Brown imposed water restrictions, which ordered a statewide reduction in urban water use of 25%.  Officially, this is the fourth year of the drought and there is a record-low snowpack, but the conditions of the drought have been felt throughout California for far longer.

Ranchos Water has a variety of tools, programs and information to help meet the mandatory water restrictions, such as the Cash for Grass program and the no cost water audits.  The State Water Resources Control Board is requiring customers of Apple Valley Ranchos Water Co. to reduce water usage by 28%.  This comes after the mandatory statewide water restrictions put in place by Governor Brown in response to the severe drought conditions.

For more information on the meeting, or for more information regarding water conservation, contact Ranchos Water at (760) 247-6484 or online at www.avrwater.com.

About Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company

Apple Valley Ranchos Water Co. delivers reliable, quality water service to about 63,000 people, in the Town of Apple Valley and parts of San Bernardino County.  Ranchos Water is a subsidiary of Park Water Co., based in Los Angeles County, which provides contracted and regulated water utility services.  In addition to Ranchos Water, Park Water owns Mountain Water Co. serving Missoula, Montana.  Park Water and its subsidiaries provide safe, reliable drinking water service to approximately 300,000 people.  Additional information about Ranchos Water can be found by visiting www.avrwater.com and applevalleywaterfacts.com.

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