Water restrictions:


Prohibited for everyone

  • Using potable water to irrigate ornamental turf on public street medians
  • Using potable water to irrigate landscapes of new homes and buildings inconsistent with CBSC and DHCD requirements
  • Using outdoor irrigation during and 48 hours following measurable precipitation
  • Using potable water in decorative water features that do not recirculate the water
  • Using hoses with no shutoff nozzles to wash cars
  • Runoff when irrigating with potable water
  • Using potable water to wash sidewalks and driveways

Required for water suppliers

  • Achieve designated conservation standard (24 percent reduction for Holtville)
  • Notify customers about leaks that are within the customer's control
  • Report on water use, compliance and enforcement

Required for business

  • Hotels and motels must provide guests with the option of not having towels and linens laundered daily
  • Restaurants and other food service establishments can only serve water to customers on request


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