Since July 7, 1959
Palm Ranch Irrigation District
4871 West Avenue M (Columbia Way)
Quartz Hill, CA 93536
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                          STAGE 1 WATER RULES MODIFIED

 

Stage 1 Water requirements, 

          (a)     There shall be no washing down of sidewalks, walkways, buildings, walls, patios, driveways, parking areas or other surfaces except to eliminate dangerous conditions or to eliminate a public health and/or a safety hazard. 

          (b)     The washing of any motor vehicle(s) or equipment shall be done only with a hand-held nozzle that shuts off, or may be done at a carwash that uses recycled water.
 

NOT ENFORCED

          (c)     No water shall be used to clean, fill or maintain levels in decorative fountains, ponds, lakes or other similar structures of aesthetic value unless such water is part of a recycled water system. 

          (d)     No public place where food is sold, including, but not limited to, restaurants, hotels, cafes, cafeterias, bars, or other public places where food or drink are served and/or purchased, shall serve drinking water to any customer unless specifically requested by said customer, and shall post a notice stating so.
 

          (e)     All water users shall promptly repair all leaks from indoor and outdoor plumbing and fixtures.
         

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(f)   Watering outdoors for the purpose of irrigating landscape, lawns, and so forth are to maintain conservation measures on behalf of customers discretion.  During Summer months, watering lawns shall only be permitted between 10:00pm and 6:00am.            

 
          (g)     No water users shall cause or allow irrigation water to run off landscaped areas into or onto adjoining sidewalks, streets or other paved areas due to incorrectly directed or improperly maintained sprinklers, or excessive watering. 

(h)     Application of potable water to outdoor landscapes during and within 48 hours after measurable rainfall is prohibited.

 

NOT ENFORCED

         (i)       Hotels and motels must provide guests with the option of not having towels and linens laundered daily, and shall post a notice stating so in each guestroom in clear and easily understood language.