Water Conservation

Water Shortage Watch

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The City of Poway is currently at a Level 1 - Water Shortage Watch with mandatory water conservation measures.  On June 7, 2022, the City Council adopted a resolution to implement the mandatory water use restrictions listed in the Water Shortage Contingency Plan Level 2.

The Mandatory Water Use Efficiency Measures are listed here.

State-mandated water restrictions apply. All Californians are prohibited from:

  • Using potable water to wash sidewalks and driveways;
  • Allowing runoff when watering with potable water;
  • Using hoses with no shutoff nozzles to wash cars;
  • Using potable water in decorative water features that do not recirculate the water;
  • Watering outdoors during and within 48 hours following measurable rainfall;

Take the opportunity to reduce your water use by taking advantage of rebate opportunities.