Huntington Beach Stage 1 Water Alert Summer 2009
The adage, "build it and they will come" has played out
in California with greater needs for drinking water
resources and less water to spread around for
California's uses that include consumers, and the huge
farms that are responsible for making California the top
producer of many vegetables.
In Huntington Beach City
Administrator Fred Wilson and Director of Public Works
Travis Hopkins are implementing Stage 1 Water Alerts on
behalf of the City of HB through the auspices of the
Water Management Program. Regional water supply
curtailments can come as early as the summer 2009.
Stage 1 consists of voluntary
water conservation measures and is implemented when
water supply shortages of 10% or less are imminent.
Huntington Beach gets its water from several sources
that include wells and purchased water.
Alerts that there would be
reduced water deliveries from the Sacramento-
San Joaquin River Delta came about last year when it was
announced that an endangered fish's habitat was in