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STAGE 2 PLUS - EXTREME WATER WARNING

Stage 2 Plus is triggered in the event that the District's supply or distribution system will not be able to meet all the water demands of its customers under Stage 2 or by order of the State of California due to emergency drought regulations. In addition to the measures implemented during normal water supply and Stage 2, including a restriction on irrigations to no more 2 days a week, customers are notified of the Stage 2 Plus action stage and a the District's requirement to reduce water usage by 28%.


MANDATORY MEASURES

System Pressure - EGWD system pressure will be reduced to an average system-wide pressure of 50 pounds per square inch.

Irrigation for all properties is limited to the following:

  Addresses ending in: Watering Days:
ODD numbers (1,3,5,7,9)     Tuesday and Friday
EVEN numbers (0,2,4,6,8)     Monday and Thursday

No irrigation from 10 AM to 8 PM.

No irrigation during or up to 48 hours after measurable rainfall.

No irrigation runoff permitted. Overwatering is prohibited.

No irrigation with potable water of ornamental turf on public street medians.

No irrigation with potable water of landscapes outside of newly constructed homes and buildings in a manner inconsistent with regulations or other requirements established by the California Building Standards Commission and the Department of Housing and Community Development.

No use of a hose to wash a motor vehicle, unless the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle.

No washing down driveways and sidewalks.

No use of potable water in a fountain or decorative water feature, unless the water is recirculated.

Water shall be served only upon request in eating or drinking establishments

Operators of hotels and motels shall provide guests with the option of choosing not to have towels and linens laundered daily.

NOTE: Exceptions are made for health and safety circumstances.


PENALTIES FOR WATER WASTE

First violation: Customer is notified of violation.

Second violation: Written warning is sent to customer.

Third violation: $200 fine and customer is scheduled for mandatory water audit.

Fourth violation: $500 fine and a flow restriction device is installed.

Fifth violation: $500 fine and the water service is shut off. Connection fee assessed to reactivate water service