Summer water use continues to stay below average, and did so even during the two heat waves we experienced in July. Our thanks go to all MMWD customers for heeding the call to conserve water this year.
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Here are the latest water statistics:
As of August 12, reservoir storage is 62,512 acre-feet,* or 79% of capacity. The average for this date is 60,625 acre-feet, or 76% of capacity.
Rainfall this year to date (July 1 - August 12, 2015) is 0.06 inches. Average for the same period is 0.09 inches; last year on this date we had 0.04 inches.
Water use for the week ending August 12 averaged 24.45 million gallons per day, down from 27.21 million gallons per day for the same week last year.
During the month of June 2015 MMWD released 306 million gallons, or 938 acre-feet, into Lagunitas and Walker creeks in west Marin for habitat enhancement.
*One acre-foot is 325,851 gallons