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WATER CONSERVATION ORDINANCE AND INFORMATION

On May 5, 2015, City Council approved activation of Level 2 water requirements due to the severity of the drought and to meet the new state regulations.

The Conservation Ordinance applies to the entire City regardless of retail water supplier.

Level 2 -Water Use Requirements and Regulations

  • Calls for up to 30 percent water use reduction
  • No outside watering  fro 8 a.m. to  6 p.m.
  • Outdoor watering limited to two days a week for 10 minutes per area or irrigation station
  • Fix all leaks within four days
  • No watering 48 hours after rain event
  • Certain restrictions on filling and refilling of pools, spas and ponds
  • Provides for administrative rules to implement the ordinance

Permanent Requirements In Effect at all Times    

  • No excessive runoff from outdoor watering
  • No washing of exterior surfaces
  • No washing of vehicles with "open hose"
  • All water features must have a re-circulating system
  • Restaurants to use water conserving spray valves
  • Restaurants to serve water only upon request
  • Lodging business must provide option not to launder linens daily 

Remember the 2-6-8-10 Plan

2 Days a week

6 PM - 8 AM Watering Times

10 Minutes/area (watering station)

Water is a limited and valuable resource.  Use it wisely and conserve for tomorrow.