REVISED Water Conservation Program
In effect until February 28, 2018
Some of the provisions of the 2017 Water Conservation Program have been lifted AND are no longer in effect.
- Customers are allowed as follows
- • Outside watering will be allowed every day of the week for all customers.
- There will no longer be staggered watering days.
• Hotels and Truck Stops will no longer be recruited to post the drought notice limiting showers to 5 minutes.
• A permit is no longer required for above ground pools.
State Mandatory Water Conservation
1) Application of potable water to outdoor landscape in a manner that causes runoff such that water flows onto adjacent property, non-irrigated areas, private and public walkways, roadways, parking lots, or structures;
2) The use of a hose that dispenses potable water to wash a motor vehicle, except where the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle or devices attached to it that causes it to cease dispensing water immediately when not in use;
3) The application of potable water to driveways and sidewalks;
4) The use of potable water in a fountain or other decorative water feature, except where the water is part of a recirculation system;
5) The application of potable water to outdoor landscapes during and within 48 hours after measurable rainfall;
6) The serving of drinking water other than upon request in eating or drinking establishments, including, but not limited to restaurants hotels, cafes, cafeterias, bars, or other public places where food or drink are served and/or purchases;
7) The irrigation with potable water of ornamental turf on public street median; and
8) The irrigation with potable water of landscapes outside of newly constructed homes and buildings in a manner inconsistent with regulations or other requirements established by the California Building Standards Commission and the Department of Housing and Community Development.