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Phase III Restrictions - Drought Watch

Essential Uses: No restrictions for fire fighting and medical use.  Hydrant flushing to a water truck for reuse.

Water Treatment Utility: Mandatory best managment practices (BMPs) for water conservation.  Initiate public education program which is more intense than Phase II.  Maximization of available emergency supplies.

Other city departments: Mandatory BMPs for water conservation.

Residential: Mandatory two-day-per-week watering restrictions in compliance with designated water schedule. Mandatory BMPs for water conservation.

Commercial: Mandatory two-day-per-week watering restrictions in compliance with designated water schedule. Mandatory BMPs for water conservation. Restaurants asked to serve water to customers only on request.

Industrial: Mandatory odd/even outdoor watering restrictions.  (Memorial Day—Labor Day).  Voluntary BMPs for water conservation.

Landscape watering: Mandatory odd/even outdoor watering restrictions.  (Memorial Day—Labor Day).

Golf courses: Mandatory compliance with designated golf course watering schedule.

Vegetable gardens: Mandatory two-day-per-week watering restrictions in compliance with designated water schedule.

Other outdoor uses: Hoses used for washing vehicles, or any other use, must have positive shutoff valves. Washing of personal or commercial vehicles limited to designated vehicle washing schedule.  Hoses not to be used for cleaning hard-surfaced areas except to alleviate health or fire hazards.  Initiate enforcement.

Retail and commercial vehicle washing facilities: Mandatory BMPs for water conservation.

Construction: Mandatory hydrant meters for use of city water.  May restrict hours of use.  Initiate enforcement.