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Water Conservation 

 

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Thanks to the water conservation efforts of our City's residents and those throughout the State, along with near average rainfall this past winter in the nortehrn area of the State, the State has provided an avenue to relax the required conservation efforts by the City.
The city, along with various other water providers in the State applied to modify the local Water Conservation Standards and we have received confirmation from the State Water Board that our petition has been granted. Below is the application and supporting documents:
Worksheet 1
Supporting Analysis & Calculations
In summary:
WATERING DAYS ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT. All other "good housekeeping" restrictions remain in effect. The Public Works team appreciates your efforts to mak ethis possible, and your continued dedication to conserve water!
If you have any questions, please contact our water experts at 760-337-4538.
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.

DO NOT WATER BETWEEN 10 AM AND 6 PM
Most of the water will evaporate.
Sprinklers
DO NOT WATER DURING AND 48 HOURS FOLLOWING RAIN
WATER RUNOFF
Do not allow water to runoff into the gutter.
Concrete and asphalt do not grow. Please do not water them.
Sidewalk
How to conserve water: Adjust your sprinkler system and sprinkler timing so that there is no runoff onto the sidewalks or street.
CAR WASHING
Use a hose with a shut-off nozzle when washing your car.
Shut off nozzle water hose
How to conserve water: Use a bucket and only use hose to rinse the vehicle.
CLEANING DRIVEWAYS AND SIDEWALKS
Do not wash driveways and sidewalks with water.
Concrete and asphalt do not grow. Please do not water them.
Watering Sidewalk
How to conserve water: Use a broom to clean your driveway.
WATER FEATURES
The use of potable water in a fountain or other decorative water feature without a recirculating system in prohibited.
How to conserve water: Verify your fountain or water feature has a recirculating water system or install one.

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Revised 8-8-2016