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Permanent Water Conservation Measures

Water is a precious commodity here in the West, and our Town Council believes very strongly we should be taking steps to ensure we have a secure water future.

Outdoor watering (non-drip systems):

 - East of Main Street/Hwy 9 centerline:  Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday from 5 PM until 9 AM the following morning.
 - West of Main Street/Hwy 9 centerline: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 5 PM until 9 AM the following morning. 

NOTE 1: No watering on Mondays means no watering from 9AM on Monday until 5 PM on Tuesday.

Car washing:

- Permitted anytime with the use of a shut-off nozzle only. 

• Washing of outdoor pavement, driveways, and sidewalks:

- Permitted anytime with the use of  a shut-off nozzle only.

NOTE: Bulk water from a hydrant will not be used for washing parking lots, driveways, etc.

• Exceptions:

- Outdoor watering by drip irrigation, or by hand using only a watering can or a hose with a shut-off nozzle
NOTE : Drip systems include: mini sprays, maxi sprays, flower sprays, spot watering emitters, etc.
- Outdoor watering of new lawns and landscaping for the first two years after installation.
- Outdoor watering of public school property (including, but not limited to, public school athletic fields).
- Outdoor watering within the Town’s public parks.
- Outdoor watering at the Town’s municipal golf course.

• Violations/Fines:

1st  violation

Warning only (no fine)

2nd violation

  $250.00 fine

3rd  violation

  $500.00 fine

4th & each additional violation

  $750.00 fine

Permanent Water Conservation Ordinance

Please direct any questions to the Water Division or call 970-453-3173. 

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