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Sustain your garden by being water wise.
The Los Angeles County Waterworks Districts (LACWD) has issued the following mandatory water use restrictions effective immediately:
Outdoor yard and lawn watering restricted to two days a week based on your address:
Residential Even Street Address Numbers: Tuesday and Friday.
Residential Odd Street Address Numbers: Monday and Thursday.
Commercial Customers: Monday and Friday.
Outdoor watering allowed only between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Outdoor watering is prohibited during daylight hours.
Outdoor watering should last no longer than 10 minutes per watering day.
No outdoor watering Wednesday, Saturday, or Sunday.
Outdoor watering shall not result in runoff to the street. Observed water waste or street runoff will result in potential penalties if not addressed.
Potable water shall not be used for washing hard surfaces, such as pavement, roadways, concrete, and sidewalks, except for public health and safety exceptions.
Hoses must have an automatic shut-off nozzle for car washing and outdoor hand watering of plants and trees.
Customers, including homeowners and renters, must repair water leaks, breaks, and malfunctions in a timely manner.
Restaurants shall only serve water upon request.
Hotel and lodging establishments must offer an option for customers to opt-out of linen service to reduce laundry water use.
LACWD has a Water Shortage Contingency Plan, which provides details on how LACWD responds in the event of a declared water emergency or water shortage condition.
For more information or a copy of the plan, please visit lacwaterworks.org, or call (626) 300-3313.