Water Conservation

Level 1 Water Shortage Rules major drought

& Tips for Reducing Water Usage



The drought is not over and it is important to make water conservation a "California Way of Life". On July 18, 2016 the City of Pomona adopted a Level 1 Water Shortage response that requires a 10% reduction from all customers, limits watering days, and implements other rules, as follows:

Outdoor Watering Schedules - Level 1 Water Shortage:

April - October (Only water 3 days per week)

Odd Address – Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday                Addresses ending with 1, 3, 5, 7, 9

Even Address – Monday, Wednesday, and Friday                Addresses ending with 0, 2, 4, 6, 8

November – March (Only water 1 day per week)

Odd Address – Thursday                                                      Addresses ending with 1, 3, 5, 7, 9

Even Address – Monday                                                       Addresses ending with 0, 2, 4, 6, 8


  • Fix leaks, breaks, or problems with your water system within 72 hours
  • Water outdoors only on your assigned days (Tip – up to 15 minutes in 3 to 5 minute increments)
  • Adjust sprinklers and irrigation timers to prevent overspray and runoff from property
  • Turn off sprinklers within and after 48 hours of significant rainfall
  • Use a broom to clean sidewalks, patios, and driveways
  • If you wash your own vehicle, use a bucket or a hose with a shut-off nozzle


  • Water between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
  • Water outdoor landscapes in a manner that causes excess runoff
  • Wash a vehicle with a hose, unless the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle
  • Operate a fountain or decorative water feature, unless the water is a recirculating system
  • Wash down sidewalks and driveways (except for health and safety reasons)

Water Watcher 24 Hour Reporting Line (909) 620-2244


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