STORM WATER INFORMATION
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.
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.
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%
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.
The use of a hose that dispenses potable water to wash a motor vehicle without a shut-off nozzle is prohibited.
CLEANING DRIVEWAYS AND SIDEWALKS
The application of potable water to driveways and sidewalks is prohibited.
OTHER WATER FEATURES
The use of potable water in a fountain or other decorative water feature without a recirculating system is prohibited.
REPORT A WATER CONSERVATION COMPLAINT
INFORMATION COMING SOON!