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 STORM WATER INFORMATION

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EMERGENCY DROUGHT REGULATION

  

EMERGENCY DROUGHT REGULATION REQUIREMENTS

NOTICE: WATERING DAYS HAVE CHANGED!

To comply with the State of California Emergency Drought Regulation, the following actions are being enforced; failure to comply may lead to progressive citations of up to $500.

 Drought Regulation Flyer English Spanish

IMPORTANT:

DO NOT ACCEPT ANY NOTICES OR CITATIONS FROM ANY INDIVIDUAL THAT CAN NOT IDENTIFY HIM OR HERSELF AS A CITY OF EL CENTRO EMPLOYEE.

 

RESTRICTED LANDSCAPE AND GRASS WATERING DAYS FOR RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL USERS

Turf/lawn watering days are restricted to three days per week. In order to conserve water, please DO NOTcompensate for lost watering time by increaseing time on your assigned date.

a.       Properties located west of 8th Street shall be permitted watering on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

 

b.     Properties located east of 8th Street shall be permitted watering on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

 

 Watering Days       

      RESTRICTED LANDSCAPE AND GRASS WATERING DAYS FOR CITY PARKS

    City parks will not be subject to watering days restrictions, however they will be required to reduce water consumption by 30%

 

     WATER RUNOFF

     The application of potable water to outdoor landscapes in a manner that causes runoff such that water flows onto adjacent property or public sidewalks and roads is prohibited.

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 How to conserve water: Adjust your sprinkler system and sprinkler timing so that there is no runoff onto the sidewalks or street.

 

CAR WASHING

The use of a hose that dispenses potable water to wash a motor vehicle without a shut-off nozzle is prohibited.

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 How to conserve water: Use a hose with a shut-off nozzle when washing your car.

 

CLEANING DRIVEWAYS AND SIDEWALKS

The application of potable water to driveways and sidewalks is prohibited.

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 How to conserve water: Use a broom to clean your driveway.

 

OTHER WATER FEATURES

The use of potable water in a fountain or other decorative water feature without a recirculating system is prohibited.

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 How to conserve water: Verify your fountain or water feature has a recirculating water system or install one.

 

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