Supply and Conservation

Drought Program Summary

Please see Ordinance 95 for mandatory restrictions.

Please see the links above for additional tips, guidelines and information to help you conserve.

Examples of Mandatory Water Use Restrictions

  • LIMITED TIMES TO IRRIGATE LANDSCAPES. If AUTOMATED, irrigation is allowed only between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. IF MANUALLY OPERATED, irrigation is allowed only between 4 p.m. and 10:30 a.m.
  • POOL RESTRICTIONS. Existing water levels may be maintained, but pools may not be drained and refilled.
  • CAR WASHING RESTRICTIONS. Vehicles shall be washed only at commercial car washes or by bucket or hose equipped with a hand-operated shut-off valve.
  • NO WASHING OF HARD SURFACES such as driveways, sidewalks, patios and parking lots, except where necessary to protect health and safety.
  • LEAKS MUST BE IMMEDIATELY REPAIRED. If repairs are delayed, water service to the property must be turned off to prevent water loss until the repair has been completed.
  • LIMITS ON RESTAURANT AND HOTEL SERVICES. Restaurants may only serve water upon request. Hotels, motels and other lodgings shall only change and wash sheets and towels when requested.

APPLICATIONS FOR NEW WATER SERVICE OR EXPANDED SERVICE ARE SUSPENDED, EXCEPT UNDER SOME EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES.

Jameson Lake and Juncal Dam at very low storage levels in February, 2016.
 

 

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