What kind of soft water conditioners are allowed in Solvang?

Only exchange tanks, such as from Culligan or Rayne, are permitted for Commercial customers. Effective January 1, 2022, no person shall replace or install any water softening or conditiioning equipment that discharges waste into the city sewage system, unless said water softening or conditioning equipment is a high efficiency system, with diagnostic functions, operating at an efficiency rating of not less than 4,000 grains of hardness removed per pound of salt used in regeneration.  Residential and Non-Residential portable exchange tank water softening or conditioning system that do not discharge waste are not prohibited. 

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1. Where can I find more information about the modified water rates and city drought ordinances?
2. Can I pay with a credit card?
3. What is the average water use for a single family household?
4. Is my water meter read in gallons or cubic feet?
5. How many gallons in 1 cubic foot?
6. What kind of soft water conditioners are allowed in Solvang?
7. My water has an unusual color/taste/smell. What does this mean?
8. Will the city give me a credit for a leak for which I'm responsible?
9. Who is responsible for water leaks?
10. Why is my water pressure low?