As of March 24, 2009, a Water Conservation and Water Supply Shortage Ordinance (Ordinance 3717) that permanently sets restrictions on certain wasteful water uses is in effect. Current baseline restrictions include:
- No landscape watering between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
- Limiting individual irrigation station run times to no more than 15 minutes
- No excessive water flows or runoff from landscape irrigation
- No washing down of driveways, sidewalks or other exterior surfaces except for safety or sanitary reasons
- Repairing known water leaks within 15 days
- Using only hoses with a positive shut-off valve attachment in landscape watering, wash-downs or in washing vehicles
- Using only decorative fountains and other water features that use recirculation systems
Water is a limited and valuable resource. Use it wisely and conserve for tomorrow.
Please click on the following link to view Ordinance 3717 and the additional permanent water use restrictions still in place.
Click here for the ordinance (pdf).
For more information and water-saving tips. click here to go to "Be Water Wise".
Click here for frequently asked questions on the City's water conservation policies.