All nonessential outdoor water use is prohibited.
“Nonessential outdoor water use” includes uses that are not required: a) for health or safety reasons; b) by regulation; c) for the production of food and fiber; d) for the maintenance of livestock; or e) to meet the core functions of a business (for example, irrigation by golf courses as necessary to maintain tees, greens, and limited fairway watering, or irrigation by plant nurseries as necessary to maintain stock).
Examples of acceptable outdoor water uses include: a) irrigation to establish a new lawn during the months of May and September in accordance with Phase II restrictions and only with approval of the Water Operations Manager or Superintendent; b) irrigation of public parks and recreational fields in accordance with Phase II restrictions and only with approval of the Operations Manager; and c) irrigation of, gardens, flowers, and ornamental plants via hand held hoses only.
Penalties for not complying with this regulation are as follows:
- Written warning for the first violation
- $50.00 for the second violation
- $100.00 for subsequent violations
For additional information visit the Rules and Regulation page by Clicking Here.
To report violations please call the Water Division at 508.230.0850