Drought and Conservation Information

 

What's Prohibited for Everyone

  • Using potable water to wash sidewalks & driveways
  • Runoff when irrigating with potable water
  • Using hoses with no shutoff nozzles to wash cars
  • Using potable water in decorative water features that do not recirculate the water
  • Using outdoor irrigation during and 48 hours following measurable precipitation

What's Required for Business

  • Restaurants and other food service establishments can only serve water to customers on request
  • Hotels and motels must provide guests with the option of not having towels and linens laundered daily

What Water Suppliers Must Do

  • Impose restrictions on outdoor irrigation
  • Notify customers about leaks that are within the customer's control
  • Report on water use monthly
  • Report on compliance and enforcement

Background Information

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