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WSCP Stage 3

Changes to prescribed shortage response actions are included below in bold.

Water Shortage Warning

Stage 3 of the CCSD's Water Shortage Contingency Plan includes the following actions and restrictions:

  • Irrigation on public medians with potable water is prohibited.
  • Decorative water features that use potable water must be drained and kept dry.
  • Wash only full loads of laundry and/or dishes.
  • Filling, refilling, or replenishing swimming pools, spas, ponds, streams, and artificial lakes is prohibited.
  • Tune-up irrigation system by checking for and repairing leaks and damaged sprinklers.
  • Up to one day per week of landscape irrigation when using potable water; no more than 15 minutes per day per station. (Modified by Resolution 59-2022.)
  • Shorten showers and turn off faucets while brushing teeth or shaving.
  • District will expand outreach campaign to include a staffed booth at the weekly Farmer's Market. Water efficient product giveaways will be provided, budget permitting.
  • Fix leaky faucets, toilets, showerheads, pipes, and other water plumbing immediately.

Additional restrictions per Resolution 59-2022:

  • Require property owners of large landscapes to certify compliance with irrigation restrictions.
  • Require commercial lodging and vacation rentals to certify compliance with laundry opt-out, pool & spa restrictions, and water shortage posting requirements.
  • Require restaurants and bars to certify compliance with water service restrictions.

Resources for the Community

Download a printable one-pager about Stage 3 below. Post this easy-to-read guide at your home or business to remind yourself that the community is experiencing a Water Shortage Warning.

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Exhibit A to Resolution 59-2022 - Stage 3 Shortage Response Actions
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