Summer is officially here, and the temperatures are on the rise. Conservation of water during summer months is crucial. Throughout the community and at the company office you will find a colored flag denoting where the system resides in regards to curtailment at anytime. Below are the stages and colored flags denoting the level of curtailment:
Stage 1 (Green Flag):
Normal Operations - no curtailment required
Stage 2 (Yellow Flag):
Water storage at 80% capacity - Customers are requested to voluntarily employ
water conservation measures to reduce water consumption by approximately 50%.
Outside watering should be limited to essential water; watering only on alternate
days - even - numbered addresses on even-numbered dates and odd-numbered
addresses on odd-numbered dates - eliminating weekends and holidays
Stage 3 ( Red Flag):
Water storage is at 50% capacity - Customers are requested to voluntarily employ
water conservation measures to reduce daily consumption by approx. 50%. All
outside watering must be eliminated, except for livestock. Indoor water conservation
techniques should be employed whenever possible.
Stage 4 (Black Flag):
Water storage is at 25% capacity - Customers are under a mandatory restriction to
employ water conservation measures to reduce daily consumption. Failure to comply
will result in customer disconnection.
The following uses of water shall be prohibited:
* Irrigation of outdoor lawns, trees, shrubs, etc.
* Washing of vehicles
* Use of water for dust control and outdoor cleaning.
* Filling of pools, spas, fountains, or ornamental pools
* Use of construction water.
* Restaurant patrons shall be served water upon request only.
* Any other water intensive activity is prohibited.