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San Luis Obispo County, California


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County Contact Information

County Government Center
1055 Monterey Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Telephone: 805-781-5000
Toll free: 800-834-4636


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Latest Drought Update: Water Reservoir Levels Remain Lower than Usual 

San Luis Obispo County reservoirs saw a slight rise in combined water storage levels, but storage levels are still lower than average for this time of year. the County Board of Supervisors received the 30-day update on current drought conditions and related management actions establishing the need to continue the proclamation of local emergency due to drought conditions in San Luis Obispo County.

Get more information and the latest updates on drought conditions and water conservation tips. To report drought-related concerns or for water conservations questions, call the County Water Conservation and Drought Hotline at (805) 781-4466.


SBA Offers Low-Interest Federal Disaster Loans to SLO County Businesses

Has your business suffered financial losses due to the ocean conditions that resulted in the delay of the commercial Dungeness crab season? You may be eligible for a low-interest federal disaster loan through the U.S. Small Business Administration. Read more.

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County Earns Top Rating for How it Manages Public Funds

The County of San Luis Obispo was once again lauded for its investment and funds management by earning the top rating from a nationally recognized rating organization.   In January, Fitch Ratings affirmed its top rating of "AAA/V1" for the San Luis Obispo County Treasury Investment Pool, which manages funds belonging to County departments and agencies, school districts, and special districts.

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County Earns National Designation for its Commuter Program

The County of San Luis Obispo was one of just four employers in the county recently named one of the nation’s Best Workplaces for Commuters through a membership in SLO Council of Government’s Back ‘N’ Forth Club program. County workers logged a total of 84,771 smart commutes in 2015 on Smart commutes are alternatives to driving alone, such as biking, taking the bus, or vanpooling.

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Investigation of Possible TCE Source in Water Near Airport Continues

The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (Central Coast Water Board) is investigating possible sources of groundwater pollution found near the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport. County officials say that, based on the information they have reviewed to date, it is unlikely that the airport is the source of contamination.





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