Water Conservation Stage / Drought Information

The City of Folsom is currently at

Water Conservation "Basic Stage" - Stage 1

During Stage 1, the following restrictions are enforced:

  • No runoff or gutter flooding
  • Prompt repair of leaks
  • Recirculation devices on pools and water features
  • Empty and refill pools and water features for health, structural, or maintenance reasons only
  • Irrigation systems may not spray impervious surfaces (sidewalks, streets, etc.) or operate in disrepair
  • Hoses must have a shut-off nozzle
  • No irrigation in the rain or within 48 hours of measurable precipitation
  • No irrigation with automatic irrigation systems between the hours of 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Restaurants shall serve water only upon specific request
  • No watering ornamental turf in street medians with potable water

Folsom water customers are encouraged to voluntarily reduce water consumption by 10%, compared with 2013 water usage.

Learn more about the restrictions enforced with the different water conservation stages here.


Drought information:

Droughts occur slowly over a multi-year period and the impacts of a drought increase with duration.  Learn more about current state conditions, drought planning and preparedness from the California Department of Water Resources.

Drought Correspondence

Folsom Lake Data

Daily Drought Information Summary

Save Our Water - Department of Water Resources

U.S. Drought Monitor - provided by the NDMC, USDA, & NOAA

Water Supply Reliability Certification

2016 SWRCB Self-Certification Worksheet

2016 SWRCB Self-Certification Water Supply Documentation

Certification of Self-Certified Conservation Standard