Phase I and II
Water Conservation Measures Now in Effect
4. Public places where food and drink are served and/or purchased and Eating and drinking establishments shall not serve drinking water to its customers unless requested.
5. All motels, hotels, bed and breakfasts, and lodging facilities shall post notices in each room informing guests of the drought and the option not to have linens and towels laundered daily.
6. It is prohibited to apply potable water to outdoor landscapes during and within 48 hours after a measureable rainfall.
7. All leaks and malfunctioning equipment shall be repaired within 72 hours of discovery or notification.
For more information please see the "Phased Water Restrictions" on the left side of this page.
Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance
If you are planning a new construction project with a landscape area greater than 500 square feet or a rehabilitated project with an aggregated landscape area greater than or equal to 2,500 square feet, then you will need to comply with the Department of Water Resources Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (WELO). You will need to submit a Landscape Document Package to the Utilities Department describing your compliance with the WELO.