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New FPUD drought plan limits growth - District asks for 10-percent voluntary cutbacks

 

Last updated 7/10/2008 at Noon



FALLBROOK — The Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) updated its drought plan and the board of directors approved it at the June 30 board meeting.

The new policy streamlined the previous drought plan from six levels down to four. That plan was developed during the last drought in 1991 and it was time for an update, since California has changed considerably since then and because 2008 has been declared a critically dry year.

The new plan is based on the model derived by the San Diego County Water Authority. It has a few exceptions, however. FPUD’s new plan limits growth earlier in...



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