What is the General Conservation stage?
  • All outdoor watering is prohibited between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm.
  • Commercial lodging establishments must provide guests the option of choosing not to have linen washed every day.
  • Watering must not result in coverage of pavement areas or result in excess runoff.
  • All hoses used for watering or car washing shall be equipped with a positive shut-off nozzle.

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1. Why do we have conservation ordinances?
2. How will I know what conservation stage we are in?
3. What is the General Conservation stage?
4. What is a positive shut-off nozzle?
5. Can I water my vegetable garden?
6. Will the General Conservation stage change?
7. What triggers the additional conservation stages?
8. What’s the difference between the Stage I and Stage II water conservation regulations?
9. Are there exceptions to Stage I and Stage II regulations?
10. Are there penalties for excessive water usage?
11. Water usage is necessary for my business to survive. Is there anything I can do?
12. What will it take to rescind water shortage proclamations?
13. Who declares the drought?
14. Will my lawn be damaged by not watering during the day?
15. How can I stop the water from going on the pavement?