The following uses of water are prohibited at all times:
Permitting the excess use or loss of water through leaks, breaks or malfunctions from indoor and outdoor plumbing fixtures
Water runoff from landscaped areas into adjoining streets, sidewalks or other paved areas due to incorrectly directed or incorrectly maintained sprinklers or excessive watering
Clean, fill, or maintain levels with potable water in decorative fountains, or other similar aesthetic structures, unless such water is part of a recirculating system
Washing motor vehicles, trailers, boats, and other types of mobile equipment with hose not equipped with a positive shutoff nozzle for quick rinses
Hosing off paved surfaces such as sidewalks, driveways and parking areas, except as required for health and safety purposes
Outdoor watering of turf areas and other landscape areas with potable water during and within 48 hours after measurable rainfall
Irrigating ornamental turf on public street medians
Hand watering of plants and trees is encouraged during the early mornings and evenings
Water Conservation is a Way of Life!
In April 2017, Governor Brown ended California’s drought state of emergency in most of California. Though the state of emergency has ceased in most of California, state agencies have adopted an implementation plan to make conservation a way of life to better prepare for longer and more severe future droughts caused by climate change.
The City appreciates all efforts our residents have done to conserve water, and urges all residents to continue conserving water and changing lifestyle habits, inside and outside the home, that lead to more conservation.
Some of the most common excessive water activities observed include broken or misaligned sprinklers, watering during the hottest time of the day or when it raining, and excessive water runoff from the property. The door hanger is a friendly reminder regarding voluntary and mandatory water efficiency measures and provides recommendations and/or requirements to address the observed excessive water activities. If you have any questions regarding issuance of a door hanger please contact our water conservation staff at (714) 738-2835.
Many residents have cut back significantly in their water usage, and the City of Fullerton wants to celebrate their efforts and share their water saving tips as Fullerton’s ‘Water-Saving Heroes’. To nominate yourself or someone you know, please fill out the application below. For further information, please contact Phuong Nguyen at (714) 738-2835 - PhuongN@cityoffullerton.com.
Let us continue to work together to help reduce water use during the drought. If you notice a broken pipe in your neighborhood or suspect a water leak in your yard, or if you would like someone to conduct a free water use assessment, please call the Water Helpline. Together we can conserve our precious water resources.
(714) 738-6744 WaterConservation@cityoffullerton.com
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