The measures, first put in place due to the city's limited water supplies amid drought-like conditions, will become legislation despite Arroyo Grande's water supply returning to normal levels, the paper states.
"People have adjusted to [the measures], and we need to maintain increased conservation for our long-term needs," city manager Steve Adams told the newspaper.
Some of the key measures approved by the city council include restrictions on water use for irrigation, as well as use for washing homes and vehicles.
In San Francisco, city officials levied one of the largest water rate increases ever as water levels in the Bay Area have sunk to near-record lows, reports say. The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission reportedly rose water rates by 47 percent to enhance water conservation efforts.