WATER USE RESTRICTIONS
Level 2 Water Use Restrictions in Effect Beginning May 1, 2014
Water Conservation and Water Shortage Contingency Plan (Ordinance 957)
In response to near-record-low rainfall during the winter of 2013-14, Level 2 Water Shortage Conditions will be continued during the summer of 2014.
A Level 2 condition means that a 20 percent reduction in overall City water demand is needed to ensure adequate water supplies are available to meet anticipated summer water demands. Mandatory outdoor water restrictions are in effect beginning May 1, 2014 through September 30, 2014. Customers are required to limit watering to 3-days per week, avoiding the hours between 9 A.M. and 7 P.M. Watering schedule restrictions are voluntary from October 1st through April 30th.
Other water use restrictions include:
- Prohibition on excessive water runoff
- Car washing allowed only with a bucket and hose shutoff nozzle
- Prohibition on washing down paved surfaces, except under certain conditions
Mandatory Outdoor water use restrictions are in effect from May 1st through September 30, 2014. Compliance with the outdoor watering schedule is voluntary during the winter months (October 1st through April 30th).
Zone 1 (North of 13th St., Creston, Sherwood, and Linne) Water Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.
Zone 2 (South of 13th St., Creston, Sherwood, and Linne) Water Wednesday, Friday, Sunday.
No Watering on Mondays.
No Watering Between the Hours of 9 AM and 7 PM.