Water Division

sprinkler in grass

Water Conservation

In 2014, City Council limited outdoor watering to twice a week as a year-round efficiency measure. This restriction pertains to sprinklers (automatic and attachment), and irrigation systems.

When May I Water My Yard?

Residential addresses ending in EVEN NUMBERS water on Wed & Sat
Residential addresses ending in ODD NUMBERS water on Sun & Thurs
All other locations (apartments/businesses/etc.) water on Tues & Fri
NO WATERING BETWEEN 10AM AND 6PM ON ANY DAY

Other Restrictions

Watering with a soaker hose, drip irrigation or by hand-held hose is allowed at any time. — No watering hard surfaces. — No watering during precipitation. — No water waste through runoff, missing, misaligned, or broken sprinkler heads.

Exceptions

Water may not run off a lawn or yard more than 50 feet. Supervised testing, repair or maintenance of an irrigation system is an exception. — Foundations may be watered up to two hours on any day using a handheld hose, soaker hose or drip irrigation system placed within 24 inches of the foundation that does not produce a spray of water above the ground. — Establishing new turf is discouraged. If hydromulch, grass sod, or grass seed has been installed, a variance is required. — Washing of any motorized vehicle is limited to the use of a hand-held bucket or a hand-held hose equipped with a positive-pressure shut off nozzle for quick rinses. — Hosing of paved areas is discouraged except to alleviate an immediate health or safety hazard. — No hosing of buildings or other structures for purposes other than fire protection or surface preparation prior to painting.