Water Conservation Measures Needed?
I've been thinking so, although I've been wondering just how bad Humboldt's water situation is. Mendocino and Sonoma Counties instituted water conservation measures some time ago.
The Redwood Times reports the Mattole River is having one of its lowest flows ever. It seems the Eel River is low enough the Redway Community Services District has suspended bulk sales of water until the rains come.
While I'm glad to see at least one other person suggests we need to institute some water conservation measures, I don't know that the situation is as serious as that story on the Mattole puts it: Our fish are in crisis --.
I'm sure the fish have had low or no flows long before we were around and still survived. Still, it certainly looks like there should be at least some voluntary, if not mandatory, water conservation measures taking place now. Southern Humboldt should certainly be doing it and it might behoove us up in north county to do the same.