What’s the difference between the Stage I and Stage II water conservation regulations?
  • Stage I Severe Water Shortage includes all General Conservation requirements plus watering is limited to two days per week in accordance with the following schedule:
    • No watering is allowed on Monday
    • Single residential properties with odd-numbered addresses may water on Saturday and Wednesday
    • Single residential properties with even-numbered addresses may water on Sunday and Thursday
    • All other properties (multi-unit, Homeowner’s Associations (HOAs), commercial, industrial, government) may water on Tuesday and Friday
    • New turf planting is prohibited
    • Exterior water features must be turned off
    • Car washing is prohibited except at commercial car wash facilities
    • The City may limit the number of minutes of irrigation that an area of turf may receive or a maximum total amount of time during which irrigation at a premise may occur
  • Stage II Extreme Water Shortage includes all General Conservation and Stage I requirements in addition to the following:
    • All outdoor watering is prohibited public or private, for:
      • Gardens
      • Lawns
      • Trees
      • Shrubs
      • Plants
      • Parks
      • Golf courses
      • Playing fields
      • Swimming pools or other recreational areas
    • No new landscaping is permitted
    • Washing is prohibited for:
      • Motor vehicles
      • Boats
      • Trailers
      • Pavement
      • Exterior of any building or structure

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1. Why do we have conservation ordinances?
2. How will I know what conservation stage we are in?
3. What is the General Conservation stage?
4. What is a positive shut-off nozzle?
5. Can I water my vegetable garden?
6. Will the General Conservation stage change?
7. What triggers the additional conservation stages?
8. What’s the difference between the Stage I and Stage II water conservation regulations?
9. Are there exceptions to Stage I and Stage II regulations?
10. Are there penalties for excessive water usage?
11. Water usage is necessary for my business to survive. Is there anything I can do?
12. What will it take to rescind water shortage proclamations?
13. Who declares the drought?
14. Will my lawn be damaged by not watering during the day?
15. How can I stop the water from going on the pavement?