Water shall be used for beneficial uses only; all unnecessary and wasteful uses of water shall be prohibited.
Water from landscape irrigation shall be confined to the consumer's property and shall not be allowed to run off to adjoining property or to the roadside ditch or gutter.
Water shall not be used for washing cars, boats, trailers, or other vehicles by hose without a shutoff nozzle and bucket, except to wash such vehicles at commercial or fleet vehicle washing facilities.
Water shall not be used to wash buildings, structures, sidewalks, walkways, driveways, parking lots, open ground or other hard surfaced areas except where necessary for public health or safety.
Free-flowing hoses for any use shall be prohibited. Customers shall use automatic shutoff devices on any hose or filling apparatus.
Faulty sprinklers and/or breaks within the customer’s plumbing system shall be repaired within twenty-four (24) hours after the customer is notified or discovers the break.
All wading/portable pools and spas shall be equipped with a recirculating pump, and shall be constructed to be leak-proof. Swimming pool/spa covers are encouraged to prevent evaporative water loss.
Irrigated landscaped areas shall include efficient irrigation systems (e.g., drip irrigation systems, timed sprinklers, rain sensors, low-flow spray heads, etc.).
All new development shall be required to install low flow devices (i.e., toilets and shower heads) pursuant to California Building Code standards.
Restaurant customers shall receive water only upon request.
All large water users, such as industrial uses, schools, supermarkets, civic/government buildings, etc., shall develop or update their Water Conservation Plans and submit the Plan to the City’s Water Conservation Coordinator for approval within thirty (30) calendar days.
The Plan shall address all rationing stages of this Chapter as follows: Stage 2: Demonstrate a 20 percent reduction in water usage; Stage 3: Demonstrate a 30 percent reduction in water usage; Stage 4 Demonstrate a 40 percent reduction in water usage; Stage 5: Demonstrate a 50 percent reduction in water usage.
Use of landscape irrigation systems for all customers shall be limited between the hours of 9:00 P.M. and 9:00 A.M.