Outdoor Watering Restricted Effective Monday, August 2nd
Beginning Monday, August 2, 2021 you may not use System-provided potable water outdoors, except for spot watering by watering can or by handheld hose equipped with a positive-action nozzle.
Rapidly decreasing streamflows in the Inverness watershed necessitate activation of Stage 2 of the District’s Water Conservation Program.
Effective Monday, August 2, ANY USE OF POTABLE WATER OUTDOORS IS PROHIBITED except for spot watering by hand (using a handheld hose equipped with a positive-action nozzle or using a watering can).
Use of any of the following methods for outdoor watering will become a violation of Water System Regulation 117:
· Outdoor sprinklers
· Drip systems
· Irrigation systems
· Automated watering devices
· Timer-controlled watering systems
Use of water for washing vehicles is also prohibited.
These restrictions will remain in effect until further notice.
Per State Water Code Sec. 377, a violation of a restriction may be prosecutable as a misdemeanor with punishment of up to 30 days in the county jail and/or a fine of up to $1,000. A violator may also be held civilly liable for up to $10,000 plus $500 for each additional day the violation continues.