Former Phase II Water Regulations and Usage-LIFTED APRIl 2023
Phase II Water Shortage Water Regulations- LIFTED FEBRUARY 2023
The Phase 1 water conservation measures.
Commercial and industrial users shall reduce their water use by 20% of their use during the corresponding period of the preceding nonrationed year.
In no event shall residential users exceed the following gallons per week per meter, the week being defined as midnight Sunday to midnight Saturday :
Residential meter serving one unit: 2,350 gallons per week;
Residential meter serving two units: 3,655 gallons per week;
Master meter serving more than two units, no separate irrigation meter: 1,305 gallons per week per occupied unit plus an irrigation allotment totaling 40 gallons per day for each 1,000 square feet of landscaping.
Master meter serving more than two units, with separate irrigation meter: 1,305 gallons per week per occupied unit
For a lawn, landscaping, or field irrigated through a Town Landscape Irrigation Meter dedicated to that use, usage shall be limited to 40 gallons per day for each 1,000 square feet of such lawn, landscaping, or field.
Regardless of water source, all outdoor irrigation shall be prohibited between the hours of 10 am and 6 pm
Regardless of water source for all water users except residential and multi-residential users even numbered addresses shall irrigate only on Monday and Thursday, odd numbered addresses shall irrigate only on Tuesday and Friday. There shall be no irrigation on Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday.
Irrigation is not permitted during or 48 hours after measurable rainfall. Measurable rainfall is defined as ¼" in a calendar day (mid-night to mid-night).
No using of potable water to wash down structures, sidewalks, and driveways
No hand watering or irrigating outdoor landscapes in a manner that causes excess runoff.
No hand watering or washing of motor vehicles with a hose unless the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle.
No operating a fountain or decorative water feature unless the water is part of a recirculating system.
Drained or new swimming pools shall not be filled using potable water from the Town's domestic water supply. Pool water must be trucked in from an off-site, out of Town water source.
Newly permitted pools and spas must be equipped with an installed cover prior to final inspection.
Newly constructed homes and existing homes with landscape renovations shall install drip or micro-spray systems and drought tolerant landscape.
No irrigation of parking median strips (between the sidewalk and the curb) shall be allowed without a drip irrigation system.
Hotels and motels must clearly and prominently display notice of option to reuse towels and linens changes only upon guest request.
The Town shall give notice to any customer that has a terminable service contract with the Town that such contract will be terminated upon implementation of Phase III by the Council.
The following fines may apply:
$100 for first violation
$200 for second violation
$500 if violations persist within the same year per Municipal Code Chapter 8:05.120