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A "Phase I" declaration means that conditions are below normal and warrant altering the general public and ordering water utilities and other water users to review and implement procedures as a means of preparing for possible additional action.


  • Reduce indoor water use on a voluntary basis;
  • Test and repair or adjust each irrigation system to address broken pipes and other leaks, damaged or misaligned sprinkler heads, and other sources of water waste;
  • Continue to follow any applicable year-round water conservation measures (the District's maximum of twice-per-week lawn watering schedule and other provisions);
  • Continue to follow any applicable Water Use Permit, including a review of current water conservation programs (1) to assure that permit-required elements have been fully implemented and (2) to determine what additional demand management measures could be reasonably employed, should resource conditions further deteriorate.
Last updated: 11/30/2010 3:03:13 PM