And with all the focus on water conservation, we want to make sure that you don’t forget that as the weather heats up, energy conservation becomes more important.

We are again participating with Flex Alert.  With high heat approaching and drought conditions increasing the chance of wildfires that can disrupt transmission lines, conserving energy during peak hours will be especially critical this summer.

When an alert is called, Flex Alert asks Californians to immediately conserve electricity and take three simple actions to reduce electrical load on the grid:

1. Turn off all unnecessary lights, computers, and appliances.

2. Adjust your air conditioning thermostat to 78° or higher. Use a fan when possible.

3. Postpone using major appliances and equipment until after 6 p.m.

Flex Alerts are announced through email, social media and web.

Keep your eyes open for Flex Alert notifications this summer and for more information please visit

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