Rialto Water District

UPDATED 5/27/21

PROHIBITED WATER USES

  • Water running from property onto sidewalks, roads, parking lots

  • Washing vehicles with a hose not equipped with a shut-off nozzle

  • Using potable water to wash down driveways and sidewalks

  • Using irrigation during and 48 hours following measurable rain

  • Using potable water in a fountain or other decorative water feature without a recirculation pump

 

ENFORCEMENT

The City of Rialto has amended its water conservation ordinance and declared a Stage 3-B water emergency. Under the updated rules, which took effect in early August, individuals or companies not complying with emergency water restrictions will receive two written warnings. If violations continue to be observed after two written warnings, fines will be issued.

  • For a third violation, a customer will receive $100 fine.

  • For a fourth violation, a fine of $300 will be imposed and a flow-restricted device will be placed on a customer’s water meter.

  • For a fifth violation, customers will receive a $500 fine and potentially the loss of water service for two days.