Use water wisely. Be aware of the following restrictions:
Water waste restrictions are intended to reduce negligent waste and include: runoff from your property lines, water use on hardscape surfacesusing a hose without a control nozzle, and running fountains without recirculating pumps. Violations of Ordinance 2014-01 Prohibiting Wasteful Water Use are serious and will result in a notifcation from the District. Continuous violations will result in a fine and/or termination of water service. Customers who have recieved a notification will never qualify for a leak adjustment.
Californa code of Regulations Article 22.5 Drought Emergency Water Conservation
Sec. 864.1 Prohibited Activities in Promotion of Water Conservation
(a) To promote water conservation, each of the following actions is prohibited, except where necessary to address an immediate health and safety need or to comply with a term or condition in a permit issued by a state or federal agency:
(1) The application of water to outdoor landscapes in a manner that causes runoff such that water flows onto adjacent property, non-irrigated areas, private and public walkways, roadways, parking lots or structures;
(2) The use of a hose to wash an automobile, except where the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle or device attached to it that causes it to cease dispensing water immediately when not in use;
(3) The application of water to any hard surface, including but not limted to driveways, sidewalks, and asphalt; and
(4) the use of potable water in a fountain or other decorative water feature, except where the water is part of a recirculating system.
(b) the taking of any action prohibited in subdivision (a) of this section is an infraction, punishable by a fine of up to five hundred dollars ($500) for each day in the which the violation occurs.
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