Sonoma enacts new restrictions reducing water use by 20%

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Sonoma enacts new water restrictions
The City of Sonoma enacted new restrictions on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 in an effort to reduce water use by 20%.

SONOMA, Calif. (KGO) -- People living in the city of Sonoma will be required to reduce water use by 20%.

That's the word Tuesday from city water officials.

Water use restrictions go into effect July 1 following the city council declaring a Stage 2 water shortage.

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This limits commercial and residential use. People in the city of Sonoma will not be allowed to fill swimming pools, or wash their cars.

The state is requiring Sonoma County to reduce the amount of water it takes from the Russian River by 20%.

See more stories and videos about the California drought here.