SAVE ELECTRICITY BY SAVING WATER!
In this way we all save money and help with the Electric Supply Crisis!
Allowable Watering Days And Hours: April 1st Through October 31st
All outside irrigation is prohibited every day between 11:00 A.M. and 7:00 P.M.
- All outside irrigation is prohibited on Mondays.
- Water users with addresses on the EVEN numbered side of streets may water on SUNDAY, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY ONLY.
- Water users with addresses on the ODD numbered side of streets may water on TUESDAY, THURSDAY and SATURDAY ONLY.
Every effort must be made to conserve water. We ask that you voluntarily comply with the following rules and regulations so that Water Patrol officers will not have to enforce them at your address.
- DO NOT
- Waste water in any way, indoors or outdoors.
- Allow water to run down the street gutter or onto adjoining property.
- Water lawns or wash cars with an open-end hose.
- Hose off driveway, sidewalk or paved areas at residence or business.
- Wash down street gutters.
- Wash down buildings other than for painting or other maintenance.
- Continually flow water for recreational purposes.
- Avoid running sprinklers for long periods of time at each location. Watering in excess of fifteen minutes per setting MAY BE considered wasteful. This could result in a citation.
- Equip all evaporative coolers with water-saving devices.
- Repair all leaks of any type or size as soon as possible.
FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE REGULATIONS WILL RESULT IN THE FOLLOWING:
VIOLATION #1. Written warning issued.
VIOLATION #2. $50.00 surcharge on next water bill.
VIOLATION #3. $100.00 surcharge on next water bill.
VIOLATION #4. $150.00 surcharge on next water bill. SUBSEQUENT VIOLATIONS. $150.00 surcharge on next water bill.
Landscape irrigation consumes nearly half of the water used around most homes. Many people tend to water too often and leave the sprinklers on too long. Turf studies have shown that most lawns only need to be watered once every three days to stay healthy and green.
Thank you for your water saving cooperation!
City Of Madera
Department Of Public Works
Water— A Most Precious Resource
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