Drought Updates

January 10, 2022 – Are we out of the drought? Although December 2021 experienced record rainfall, we still need a few more rainy months to help us get out of the drought. Click here to view water saving tips and resources.


November 9, 2021 – The Mountain View City Council has declared a Stage 1 water shortage emergency condition.  Click here for current water use restrictions in place.  View the latest utility bill insert here.


October 27, 2021 – The Mountain View City Council will hold a public hearing on November 9, 2021 to consider declaring the existence of a Stage 1 water shortage emergency condition and directing implementation of Stage 1 water demand reduction measures.  Click here for details and information on attending this virtual City Council meeting. 


July 13, 2021 – Governor Newsom has requested all Californians voluntarily conserve 15% compared to 2020 water use.  Explore the links to the left for water saving tips and click here for our recent utility bill insert.


June 9, 2021 – The Santa Clara Valley Water District has declared a water shortage emergency with a goal of 15% conservation from 2019 water use.  Customers are encouraged to limit irrigation to 3 days per week.  The City of Mountain View receives approximately 10 percent of its water supply from Valley Water.  The majority of Mountain View's drinking water come from the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. SFPUC's regional water system is not expected to enter a water shortage emergency this summer; customers are encouraged to continue using water wisely!


Conservation Report

Mountain View has achieved 10% conservation of potable water, compared to 2020 (June-November).



Mountain View has achieved 9% conservation of all potable supplies, compared to 2019 (June-November). 



Mountain View has achieved 24% conservation of local water, compared to 2019 (June-November).