Water Restrictions

3 Jun

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Pasadena on June 1st adopted new water restrictions. The new rules are:

  • Bans outdoor watering on Thursdays. Outdoor watering is now allowed only on two days per week;
    • Tuesdays and Saturdays, before 9 a.m. or after 6 p.m.
  • Adopts a 28-percent water conservation goal citywide that aligns Pasadena with mandated reductions set by the State
  • Reinforces that violators face fines up to $500 per incidentNo turf irrigation within 48-hours following a measurable rain 
  • No washing hard or paved surfaces using potable water, except as necessary to alleviate safety and/or sanitary hazards
  • All master-metered multifamily properties must certify installation of water-efficient shower heads and aerators on faucets by September 30, 2015
  • The two-day per week outdoor watering schedule for Tuesdays and Saturdays is effective immediately through October, with watering only before 9 a.m. or after 6 p.m.
  • A one-day per week outdoor watering limit takes effect November to March
  • All identified water leaks must be fixed within 48 hours
  • Filling ornamental lakes and ponds is prohibited
  • Fountains must have recirculating pumps with no run-off on pavements.

For more information on the new restrictions and to view the updated PWP Water Gauge go to: www.cityofpasadena.net/waterandpower/SaveWater/





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