OUTDOOR WATERING SCHEDULE
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(Effective June 8, 2010)
Landscape Watering Schedule
During the two day a week watering schedule, a customer’s watering day is determined by the last digit of the house number or property address. Multi-unit properties will use the lowest address number. Customers on rural routes will use the last number of their post office box number or their route number if they do not have a post office box number.
Designated Watering Days
Odd numbered address
Even numbered address
Industrial, commercial, government customers, public and private schools
Permitted Watering Times During Current Water Conservation Plan
Any landscape with sprinklers or drip irrigation can be watered between 12 midnight to 10 a.m. and from 6 p.m. until midnight on designated watering days.
Shrubs, trees, flowerbeds and gardens may be watered anytime with a hand-held hose, bucket or drip irrigation system.
Turf may be watered anytime on any day with a hand-held hose or faucet-filled container of five gallons or less.
Personal Vehicle Washing
Use hose with on/off nozzles and bucket-OR- at commercial car wash.
Water run-off more than 75 feet is not permitted.
Refilling swimming pools
To maintenance level only on designated watering days.
Allowed with recycling device - refill on designated watering days.
Use from hydrants
Firefighting or other public safety/welfare
With written approval on case-by-case basis for land development or construction
Water running more than 75 feet down gutter or alley
Failure to repair leak
Operating a permanently installed irrigation system with a broken sprinkler head; a sprinkler head spraying over a street or parking lot because it is out of adjustment; or a sprinkler head that is misting due to high pressure
First Offense: Minimum $50*
Second Offense: Minimum $75*
Subsequent Offenses: Minimum $250*
Termination of water service for repeat violations: Reconnect fee of $250*
Failure to pay penalty: $250 which can be applied to water bill*
Fraudulent mis-representation of well water use: $500*
* Plus any incurred court fees
Report misuse by calling the Water Office at 728-3463.
Use of private well water is not regulated by City of Colorado City water restrictions. A "Well Water" sign that is visible from the street must be posted.
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