Overview of current wise water use guidelines

Now, more than ever, it is important to use water wisely. This includes a common sense approach to watering (avoiding outdoor watering at the peak of the day's heat), not wasting water on driveways and irrigating efficiently. 


Water when?

  • No outdoor watering between noon and 6 pm.
  • Restriction doesn't apply to limited use of a hand-held bucket or hand-held hose with a self-closing water shut-off nozzle/device.
  • Restriction doesn't apply to irrigation systems where no emitter produces a spray pattern.
  • Commercial nurseries and growers are exempt from timed watering guidelines.

Water what?

  • No excessive use of any outside watering, which results in runoff onto walks, driveways, streets, or any other surface not reasonable expected to benefit from the authorized use of water. 
  • Washing a vehicle is acceptable at any time of the day with the use of a shutoff nozzle. 

Your responsibilities:

  • If PID notifies you that you have a leak, it's your responsibility to repair it promptly.
  • Occurences of non-compliance, reported to, or observed by a District representative will be followed by a mailed or written warning. Only one such warning will be issued. Second and subsequent violations, observed by a District representative, will result in a personally delivered or mailed written notice of a $25.00 Quantity Surcharge on your next water bill. 

To report water waste please call (530)877-4971

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