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Phase III

Phase III

Conservation PhasesPhase II

All restrictions found in Standard Conservation, Phase I and Phase II apply in Phase III.

Phase III and Additional Measures - modified per resolution

  • Effective immediately until April 30, 2016- Winter Outdoor Watering Schedule:
  • Outdoor Watering on Lawn or other Turf Areas is Restricted to One Day a Week Watering
  • No outdoor watering on lawn or other turf areas on Monday through Friday
  • Addresses that end in 0,2,4,6,8 may water on Saturday
  • Addresses that end in 1,3,5,7,9 may water on Sunday
  • Prohibit outdoor watering on lawn or other turf areas on all days between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM
  • Limit on watering duration:
  • No more than five (5) minutes per station for non-conserving nozzles (e.g. spray heads, sprinklers and bubblers); or
  • No more than fifteen (15) minutes per cycle and up to two (2) cycles per station for high efficiency sprinkler nozzles;
  • No limitation on maximum watering minutes for water efficient drip irrigation (e.g. low-flow drip type irrigation systems when no emitter produces more than two (2) gallons of water per hour).
  • Outdoor watering of turf areas and other landscape areas with potable water shall be prohibited during and within 48 hours after measurable rainfall
  • Prohibit water runoff from landscaped areas into adjoining streets, sidewalks or other paved areas due to incorrectly directed or incorrectly maintained sprinklers or excessive watering
  • Prohibit using a hose to wash down paved surfaces such as sidewalks, driveways and parking areas
  • Hand watering of palnts and trees is encouraged during the early mornings and evenings.


Additional Restrictions on Landscape Watering

  • Reclaimed water: there is no restriction on watering with reclaimed water. Signs must be posted that identify reclaimed water is being used.


Water supply shortage rates

During a Phase III water supply shortage, the City Council may increase water rates, other than Tier 1 Life-line rates, by an amount necessary, as determined by the City Council.The increase in water rates, which could average approximately 15 to 20 percent above the pre-water shortage rates, may vary among categories of customers.

Read more about Phase III water conservation
Resolution No. 2015-23 declared phase 3 with additional measures
Resolution No. 2015-69 establish winter watering schedule

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