In accordance with Governor Brown's Executive Order for a 25% statewide reduction in water use, SCWA customers* will be on a 2-day-per week (maximum) irrigation schedule. All SCWA customers must adhere to the following irrigation schedule, effective April 25, 2015.
(*Recycled water users are exempt and should follow recycled water permit restrictions.)
Irrigation of outdoor landscaping that causes potable water runoff onto adjacent property, non-irrigated areas, walkways, roadways, parking lots, or structures.
Washing a motor vehicle with a hose not equipped with a shut-off nozzle.
Using potable water to wash driveways and sidewalks.
Running potable water in a fountain or other decorative feature.
No outdoor watering with potable water is permitted during or up to 48 hours after measurable rain.
Water shall only be served upon request in eating or drinking establishments, including but not limited to restaurants, hotels, cafeterias, bars or other public places where food or drink are served and/or purchased.
Operators of hotels and motels shall provide guests with the option of choosing not to have towels and linens laundered daily. The hotel or motel shall prominently display notice of this option in each bathroom using clear and easily understood language.
Failure to adhere to the allowable irrigation schedule and/or engaging in prohibited irrigation activities can lead to citations and possible fines for water waste
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