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WATER RESTRICTIONS

UPDATED JUNE 7, 2022

 

Alhambra, City of

  1. https://www.cityofalhambra.org/575/Water-Conservation

  2. As of June 10th 2022 Regulations will be implemented

  3. Require automatic shut off hoses

  4. Landscape irrigation to every 3 days

  5. Limit landscape irrigation to between the hours of 10AM and 5PM

  6. Prohibit use of potable water

  7. Fix leaks within 72 hours

 

Arcadia, City of

  1. https://www.arcadiaca.gov/shape/public_works_services_department/water_conservation.php

  2. Last updated May 17th 2022

  3. No lawn, landscape, or turf areas shall be watered or irrigated between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

  4. No lawn, landscape, or turf areas shall be watered or irrigated more than 2 days a week in winter and 2 days a week in summer. The City's watering days are:Summer (May-October): TUESDAYS and SATURDAYS. Winter (November-April): TUESDAYS and SATURDAYS

  5. Rebates and incentives

 

Azusa Light and Water

  1. https://www.ci.azusa.ca.us/364/RebatesWater-Conservation-Resources

  2. No watering between 9am – 6pm

  3. Summer watering, 3 days a week

  4. Even addresses water Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

  5. Odd addresses water Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

  6. Commercial/ HOA water Monday, Wednesday and Friday

 

Barstow, City of

  1. https://www.gswater.com/drought-conservation

  2.  Tips to increase water efficiency: Limit lawn irrigation to twice a week, Water lawn before 8am or after 7pm, Water for 2-3 minutes, wait 45 minutes, then water again for 2-3 minutes. This schedule will help prevent runoff and water lost through the soil, Check to make sure sprinklers are positioned to irrigate your lawn and not your sidewalk, driveway or gutters

 

California Water Service

  1. https://www.calwater.com/conservation/drought/

  2. All leaks, breaks and other malfunctions must be fixed within 5 business days

  3. No watering between 8am – 6pm

  4. Odd numbered water Tuesday and Saturday

  5. Even numbered water Wednesday and Sunday

  6. https://www.calwater.com/docs/conservation/presentations/2022-04-drought-presentation-ela.pdf

  7. https://www.calwater.com/conservation/stage-2-drought-presentations/

 

Carson, City of

  1. Called, Customer service rep said they aren’t implementing any regulations

 

Chino, City of

  1. https://www.cityofchino.org/441/Water-Conservation

  2. Prohibited irrigation water to run off into a gutter, ditch, drain, driveway, sidewalk, street or onto pavement or other hard surface.

  3. Prohibited Outdoor irrigation of landscape for more than fifteen minutes of watering per day per station. This restriction does not apply to landscapes that utilize drip irrigation systems.

  4. Prohibited Automated irrigation of landscape during the hours of 8pm – 6am. Customers are encouraged to avoid the use of sprinklers on windy days. Irrigation by hand held hoses with automatic shutoff nozzles, drip irrigation, or hand held buckets is permitted anytime.

  5. Prohibited Outdoor irrigation of landscape on rainy days.

 

Colton, City of

  1. https://www.ci.colton.ca.us/875/Water-Rules-Tips

  2. Comply with state regulations from June 16 2015

  3. Customers with addresses ending in an EVEN number can water on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays only, before 6 a.m. and after 8 p.m., for no more than 10 minutes per station per occurrence

  4. Customers with addresses ending in an ODD number can water on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays only, before 6 a.m. and after 8 p.m., for no more than 10 minutes per station per occurrence

  5. Fix all leaks within a timely manner

  6. Irrigation may not occur during and within 48 hours after measurable rainfall

 

Corona, City of

  1. https://www.coronaca.gov/government/departments-divisions/department-of-water-and-power/water-efficiency/water-rules-tips#:~:text=No%20watering%20between%2010%20a.m.,Sunday%2C%20Tuesday%20and%20Thursday%20only.

  2. Drip irrigation times are limited to 90 minutes maximum per watering day.

  3. Sprinkler times are limited to 20 minutes maximum per station per watering day. You can have two cycles of five minutes a day

  4. No watering between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m

  5. Odd numbered addresses can water on Saturday, Monday and Wednesday only

  6. Even numbered addresses can water on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday only

  7. Watering on Friday is prohibited.

  8. Not sure when it was last updated. No date.

 

Costa Mesa, City of

  1. https://www.mesawater.org/save-water/water-conservation-requirements

  2. Watering or irrigating of lawn, landscape, or other vegetated area with potable water is prohibited between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on any day.

  3. No person shall cause or allow watering or irrigating of any lawn, landscape, or other vegetated area in a manner that causes or allows excessive runoff from the property.

  4. Excessive use, loss, or escape of water through breaks, leaks, or other malfunctions in the water user’s plumbing system must be corrected within 7 days of discovery or receiving notice from the District

  5. The application of potable water to outdoor landscapes during and up to forty-eight (48) hours after measurable rainfall is prohibited.

  6. The use of potable water to irrigate ornamental turf on public street medians is prohibited.

 

Cucamonga Valley Water District

  1. https://www.cvwdwater.com/309/Drought-Response

  2. Limit hours of outdoor watering to 4:00 p.m. through 9:00 a.m.  

  3. Limit outdoor watering to three days per week based on the following schedule

    1. Addresses ending in an odd number may water Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

    2. Addresses ending in an even number may water Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. 

    3. Outdoor watering is not permitted on Mondays. 

 

Downey, City of

  1. https://www.downeyca.org/our-city/departments/public-works/utilities/water-conservation

  2. Irrigation with potable water is only permitted as follows: Watering Hours Between 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. PST, Watering Duration: No more than 6 minutes per station

  3. Watering Days: May to Sept No more than 3 days per week, Oct. to April: No more than 2 days per week, Street addresses ending in even numbers: Tuesdays,

Thursdays, and/or Saturdays, Street addresses ending in odd numbers: Mondays, Wednesdays, and/or Fridays

  1. Last updated June 2015

 

El Monte, City of

  1. https://www.ci.el-monte.ca.us/332/Water-Conservation

  2. Outdoor irrigation of landscape by sprinklers shall be permitted only on Monday and Thursday for those locations having street address with an even last digit. Outdoor irrigation by sprinklers is permitted only on Tuesday and Friday for those locations having a street address with an odd last digit. No outdoor irrigation shall take place between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m

  3. No automated irrigation system shall be set for a duration greater than fifteen (15) minutes

  4. Excessive runoff of water or unreasonable spray of the areas being watered is prohibited

  5. Tips and incentives

 

Fontana Water Company

  1. https://www.fontanawater.com/conservation1/regulation/

  2. https://www.fontana.org/557/Water-Conservation

  3. Do not hose off sidewalks, driveways and other hardscapes.

  4. Do not Water outdoor landscape in a manner that causes excess runoff, or within 48 hours following measurable precipitation.

  5. Website offers tips to conserve water for lawn and garden: Water outdoor landscape in a manner that causes excess runoff, or within 48 hours following measurable precipitation, Water outdoor landscape in a manner that causes excess runoff, or within 48 hours following measurable precipitation, Water outdoor landscape in a manner that causes excess runoff, or within 48 hours following measurable precipitation

 

Gardena, City of  

  1. https://www.mwdh2o.com/planning-for-tomorrow/how-we-plan/drought/

  2. Following metropolitan water district regulations

  3. Updated April 27, 2022

  4. Outdoor watering to one day a week

 

Golden State Water Company

  1. https://www.gswater.com/post/staged-conservation-and-rationing

  2. Outdoor irrigation limited to three times per week

  3. Irrigation must be between 7pm and 8 am

 

Glendale Water and Power

  1. https://www.glendaleca.gov/government/departments/public-works/indigenous-tree-program/drought-information

  2. https://www.glendaleca.gov/Home/Components/News/News/8048/16

  3. Last updated August 10 2021

  4. limit outside watering to three days a week: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday for no more than 10 minutes at each watering station

  5. tips, resources and incentives

 

Hawthorne, City of  

  1. https://www.cityofhawthorne.org/departments/public-works/environmental-programs/water-conservation

  2. No regulations just tips and incentives

 

Inglewood, City of

  1. https://www.cityofinglewood.org/588/Water-Conservation#:~:text=Since%20water%20supply%20conditions%20have,will%20always%20be%20in%20effect.

  2. Watering or irrigation of lawn is prohibited between the hours of 9 a.m and 4 p.m, 15 minutes per station

  3. No excessive water flow or runoff

  4. Fix leaks within 3 days

 

Jurupa Community Services District

  1. https://www.jcsd.us/services/water-conservation/regulations-and-rules

  2. Water only between 8:00 pm and 8:00 am for no more than 10 minutes per day per station

  3. Upgrade to water-saving devices and landscaping

  4. Repair all leaks

  5. Do not water more than 4 days per week

  6. Do not allow runoff

  7. Do not water during and 48 hours after measurable rainfall

  8. Do not hose down hard surfaces like driveways, sidewalks, and gutters

 

Los Angeles, City of

  1. https://dpw.lacounty.gov/wwd/web/conservation/WaterRestriction.aspx

  2. The irrigation with potable water of landscapes outside of newly constructed homes and buildings in a manner inconsistent with State regulations and requirements is prohibited.

  3. The irrigation with potable water of ornamental turf on public street medians is prohibited

  4. Don't water your lawn during and 48 hours after the rain

  5. Don't irrigate turf or ornamental landscapes during and 48 hours following measurable precipitation.

  6. Don't allow runoff from your property

  7. Adjust sprinkler coverage, check sprinkler system for leaks, and replace broken sprinkler heads.

 

LA County Department of Public Works – Waterworks District

  1. https://pw.lacounty.gov/wwd/web/Conservation/WaterConservation.aspx

  2. Outdoor yard and lawn watering is restricted to two days a week based on your address numbering:

  3. Residential Even Street Address Numbers: Tuesday and Friday.

  4. Residential Odd Street Address Numbers: Monday and Thursday.

  5. Commercial Customers: Monday and Friday.

  6. Outdoor watering allowed before 6 a.m. and after 10 p.m, on the days that you are assigned to water.

  7. Outdoor watering is prohibited during daylight hours.

  8. Outdoor watering should last no longer than 10 minutes per station.

  9. No outdoor watering Wednesday, Saturday, or Sunday.

  10. Outdoor watering shall not result in runoff to the street. Observed water waste or street runoff will result in potential penalties if not addressed.

  11. Potable water shall not be used for washing hard surfaces, such as pavement, roadways, concrete, and sidewalks, except for public health and safety exceptions.

  12. Hoses must have an automatic shut-off nozzle for car washing and outdoor hand watering of plants and trees.

 

LA Department of Water and Power

  1. https://www.ladwp.com/ladwp/faces/ladwp/residential/r-customerservices/r-cs-faq/r-cs-faq-wc?_adf.ctrl-state=ag0y7is5l_29&_afrLoop=987572232003953

  2. Have a water conservation FAQ page

  3. Should never use water on hard surfaces such as sidewalks, walkways, driveways, or parking areas (with exception of water brooms)

  4. Should not irrigate landscaping between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

  5. Should not allow excess water from sprinklers to flood gutters

  6. Should not use water to clean, fill, or maintain decorative fountains unless the water is part of a recirculation system

  7. Should fix irrigation leaks immediately

 

Monrovia, City of  

  1. https://www.cityofmonrovia.org/your-government/public-works/water/water-conservation

  2. Follow Stage 2 conservation plan

  3. Leaks must be repaired within 48 hours

  4. Water every fourth day between 6 p.m and 8 a.m

  5. Do not irrigate for more than 15 minutes on watering day

  6. Do not operate sprinklers, fountains, or other water features on windy days

 

Montebello, City of

  1. https://www.sgvwater.com/conservation1/regulation/

  2. Do not Water outdoor landscape in a manner that causes excess runoff, or within 48 hours following measurable precipitation.

  3. Do not hose off any hardscapes

 

Monte Vista Water District

  1. https://www.mvwd.org/156/Conservation

  2. Just has some water saving tips

 

Norwalk, City of

  1. https://www.norwalk.org/i-want-to-/learn-about/water-conservation

  2. Prohibit Using potable water to wash sidewalks, driveways or paved surfaces, except as required for sanitary purposes.

  3. Irrigation with potable water of ornamental turf (grass) on public street medians is not allowed.

  4. Outdoor irrigation is restricted to two times per week (Mondays and Thursdays only).

  5. No watering between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

  6. Sprinklers are limited to 15 minutes per station per day.

 

Ontario Municipal Utilities

  1. https://www.ontarioca.gov/OMUC/Utilities

  2. https://www.ontarioca.gov/OntarioWaterWise

  3. No person shall irrigate between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m

  4. All customers are prohibited from irrigating during and within 48 hours following measurable rainfall.

  5. All persons are prohibited from irrigating with potable water any ornamental turf on public street medians

  6. Not sure when it was last updated

 

Palmdale Water District

  1. https://www.palmdalewater.org/rebates-programs/water-use-efficiency/

  2. No restrictions just information about water efficiency

  3. Repair leaks in a timely manner

  4. Do not Water outdoor landscape in a manner that causes excess runoff, or within 48 hours following measurable precipitation

  5. The irrigation with potable water of ornamental turf on public street medians is prohibited

 

City of Pasadena

  1. https://ww5.cityofpasadena.net/water-and-power/savewater/

  2. https://ww5.cityofpasadena.net/water-and-power/wateringschedule/

  3. Updated August 16 2021

  4. Even-numbered addresses may water on Mondays and Thursdays and odd-numbered addresses may water on Tuesdays and Fridays (summer)

  5. One day a week only; even-numbered addresses may water on Mondays and odd-numbered addresses may water on Tuesdays. ( Winter)

  6. All watering must be done before 9 a.m and after 6 p.m.

  7. No watering outdoors between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., except with a hand-held container or hose with a shut-off nozzle, or for very short periods when adjusting a sprinkler system

 

Rialto Water Services

  1. https://rialtowater.com/conservation/

  2. https://www.yourrialto.com/362/Water-Conservation-Resources

  3. Prohibited water uses: water running from property onto sidewalks, roads and parking lots, using potable water to wash down driveways and sidewalks , using irrigations during and after 48 hours of rain

  4. Stage 2 water alert from July 26 2016

  5. Limit outdoor watering to four days per week between 8 p.m and 6 a.m

 

Riverside Public Utilities

  1. https://www.riversideca.gov/utilities/residents/our-water/don%E2%80%99t-doubt-drought

  2. No Hosing off sidewalks, driveways, and other hardscapes with drinking water

  3. Using non-recirculated water in a fountain or other decorative water feature

  4. Watering lawns in a manner that that causes runoff, or within 48 hours after measurable precipitation

  5. Irrigating ornamental turf on public street medians

  6. Irrigating within 48 hours of rainfall

  7. Substantial irrigation runoff

 

City of Santa Fe Springs Water Utility

  1. https://www.santafesprings.org/cityhall/public_works/water_utility_authority/default.asp

  2. https://www.santafesprings.org/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15477

  3. https://www.santafesprings.org/cityhall/public_works/water_utility_authority/water_conservation_.asp

  4. All water leaks shall be promptly repaired. 

  5. Residential and commercial landscape areas shall be watered no more than two times per week, for no more than 10 minutes per area.

  6. Residential and commercial landscape areas shall not be watered between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

  7. Watering of landscape areas shall be permitted only on Mondays and Thursdays at properties located north of the centerline of Lakeland Road, and at those properties located within the triangle bounded by Florence Avenue on the north, I-5 on the west and the railroad tracks parallel to Ringwood Avenue on the east.

  8. Watering of landscape areas shall be permitted only on Tuesdays and Fridays at properties located south of the centerline of Lakeland Road

 

San Bernardino Water Department

  1. https://www.sbmwd.org/205/Conservation

  2.  water outdoors for up to three days per week and fifteen minutes per station per day on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays before 8:00 a.m. and after 6:00 p.m.  

 

Torrance, City of

  1. https://www.torranceca.gov/our-city/public-works/water-services/water-tes

  2. No landscape watering between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

  3. Limiting irrigation station run times to no more than 15 mins

  4. Repairing known water leaks within 15 days

 

City of Upland

  1. https://www.uplandca.gov/water-conservation

  2. no outdoor irrigation between 6:00 a.m. to one hour before sundown

  3. Odd number addresses water on Tuesdays & Saturdays, Even number addresses water on Wednesdays & Sundays

  4. Do not wash down hardscape (concrete) unless required for public safety

  5. Leaks must be repaired within 72 hours.

 

Victorville, City of

  1. https://www.victorvilleca.gov/government/city-departments/community-services/water-conservation

  2. Following stage 2 watering restrictions

  3. For parks, Landscape Maintenance Assessment Districts, schools, and cemeteries that have multiple controllers and more than 10 watering zones, Summer Watering Hours are from 12:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. to midnight.

  4. Watering Days for Sprinkler Irrigation: Addresses ending in 0, 2, 4, 6, or 8 on  Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday After 12:00 a.m. - before 6:00 a.m., After 10:00 p.m. - before Midnight

  5. Watering Days for Sprinkler Irrigation: Addresses ending in 1, 3, 5, 7, or 9 on Wednesday, Friday, & Sunday,

  6. No watering on Mondays

 

West Covina, City of

  1. https://www.westcovina.org/Home/Components/News/News/1133/

  2. Irrigation with potable water of ornamental turf on public street medians is prohibited

  3. Irrigation with potable water of landscapes outside of new construction homes and buildings not delivered by drip or microspray systems.

  4. Application of potable water to outdoor landscapes in a manner such that water flows onto adjacent property, non-irrigated areas, private and public walkways, roadways, parking lots or structures is prohibited

 

West Valley Water District

  1. https://wvwd.org/conservation/

  2. “Our District has certified to the state that we have sufficient water supplies to meet current demand and planned growth for the next three to five years.”

  3. Encouraging to continue to implement stage 2 restrictions

 

Yorba Linda Water District

  1. https://www.ylwd.com/

  2. Just offer rebates