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Woodland City Council Proclaims a Stage Two, Water Warning

May 20, 2015 

The City Council proclaimed a Stage Two, Water Warning at the Council meeting on Tuesday, May 19 in order to meet the State mandate for a 25% reduction in water use. Specific restrictions include a 25% reduction in residential water use, a 40% reduction in non-residential irrigation use, limiting irrigation to three days per week, and no watering between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. with an exception for drip irrigation. The complete list of restrictions can be viewed in the May 20th press release. Please view the drought page for more details.

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Join the 2,400 Trees Campaign!

October 3, 2014 

The 2,400 Trees Campaign is a community-wide effort coordinated jointly by the City of Woodland and the Woodland Tree Foundation. The City’s Climate Action Plan calls for increasing Woodland’s community tree canopy 50% by 2020 by planting 6,000 new trees between 2014 and 2020 and maintaining and nurturing existing trees. As an initial step toward this target, Mayor Stallard has announced a goal of planting 2,400 trees community-wide in 24 months (July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2016).

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Take Action to Protect Your Water Supply

January 21, 2014 
Woodland is currently asking water customers to voluntarily cut back water use by 20% in order to prevent potential future water shortages. 2014 is starting out as the third dry year in a row. The Governor has delcared a drought emergency. Little or no rain means the City has less groundwater to pump, and pumping water to deliver to homes and businesses becomes more expensive. As the demand for water increases during the summer months, we could face a shortage in water supplies. For tips on conserving water both indoors and outdoors, please visit www.cityofwoodland.org/waterconservation.
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