Drought Response

Drought Status - Stage 1

Stage 1 Water Restrictions 
(effective 5/23/21)

  • Waste of water is prohibited. Waste includes allowing water to puddle or run off a property, operating a sprinkler system with broken or misaligned heads, and failing to repair leaks.
  • Irrigation with hose-end sprinklers is allowed only one day per week on the designated weekday before 10 a.m. or after 8 p.m.
  • Irrigation with automatic sprinkler irrigation systems is allowed only one day per week beginning on the designated weekday at 8 p.m. and ending the following day at 8 a.m. 
  • Irrigation with hand-held bucket, hand-held hose, soaker hose or drip irrigation system is allowed on any day at any time.
  • Charity car washes are prohibited unless held at a commercial car wash.
  • At-home car washing is allowed only one day per week and must be done using a hand-held bucket or hand-held hose equipped with a positive shutoff device.
  • Swimming pools should be at least partially covered when not in use to minimize evaporative losses.
  • Use of non-recirculating decorative water features is prohibited.
  • Washing of impervious surfaces is allowed only one day per week, and should be limited unless required for health and safety.
  • Foundation watering using a drip irrigation system, soaker hose, or hand-held hose is allowed on any day and at any time.
  • Other non-essential water uses are allowed but all reasonable measures shall be taken to limit use.