Category: Emergency Updates

Drought Town Hall – October 13th, 4 PM

Please join Sonoma Water and the County of Sonoma on Zoom for a town hall to update the public on the drought emergency. Experts will provide the latest information on drought conditions, answer questions from the audience, and explore key topics, including the impact of the drought on groundwater, recreation, water quality, agriculture and wildlife. … Continued

Sonoma Aqueduct repair complete and is now fully operational

We are pleased to announce that the Sonoma Aqueduct is now fully operational, and the City’s increased conservation request is no longer in effect. However, our region is still in severe drought, and we ask our customers to continue to save as much water as they can. The City of Sonoma has mandated a 20 percent … Continued

Sonoma Aqueduct Repair Nearly Complete

Repairs are nearly complete on the Sonoma Valley aqueduct that started this past Monday, September 12, 2022. Sonoma Water anticipates that the system could be fully operational as soon as this weekend. Crews replaced the broken valve (located under Verano Avenue, where it crosses Sonoma Creek) with a new pipeline Installed a new valve on … Continued

UPDATE: Excessive Heat Warning Extended Through Thursday, September 8th

The excessive heat warning has been extended through Thursday, September 8th. The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning effective 11:00 AM Sunday, September 4th – 8:00 PM Tuesday, September 6th for most of the San Francisco Bay Area including the City of Sonoma and Sonoma Valley. Dangerously hot conditions with temperatures in … Continued

Health Officers urge public to take precautions as COVID levels rise

Twelve Bay Area health officers are stressing the importance of taking safety precautions, including continued masking indoors, as the region experiences a new swell of COVID cases and hospitalizations. The Bay Area now has California’s highest COVID infection rates. The current wave is fueled by highly contagious Omicron subvariants. Bay Area counties are seeing increases … Continued

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