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Borrego Water District - WATER CONSERVATION

 

Last updated 4/6/2016 at 1:54am

Dennis Hugee

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Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of the Borrego Water District held a Special Meeting at 806 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, CA 92004, on Tuesday, March 8th at 9:00 AM and adopted the following:

Ordinance No. 16-01 AN URGENCY ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE BORREGO WATER DISTRICT ESTABLISHING WATER CONSERVATION REQUIREMENTS BY LIMITING LANDSCAPE WATERING, TO TAKE EFFECT IMMEDIATELY

Section 3. Limitations on outdoor landscapes and turf irrigation.

Effective immediately, outdoor landscapes and turf irrigation restrictions are hereby imposed in order to preserve and protect the District's supply of potable water or to comply with regulations adopted by the State of California are as follows:

A. Outdoor landscapes and turf irrigation are hereby restricted to a maximum of two (2) days per calendar week for each property.

B. The days for permitted outdoor watering are designated as Mondays and Thursdays of the week for addresses ending in odd numbers, and Tuesdays and Fridays of the week for addresses ending in even numbers.

C. No outdoor watering schedule shall exceed a total of 6 hours a day during which outdoor landscapes and turf may be irrigated so as not to result in runoff.

D. Irrigation of landscape and turf is restricted to overnight hours except when weather conditions are unfavorable.

E. No outdoor watering shall occur within 48 hours after measurable rainfall.

See March, 24 issue of the Sun for full ordinance.

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