April 16, 2014

WATER RESTRICTIONS

CITY OF STERLING

MANDATORY OUTDOOR WATER

RESTRICTIONS

Beginning April 25, 2012

- Watering Days-

Street Address Is:       You May Water On:

Odd Number               Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Even Number             Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 

No watering will be allowed on Mondays

-Watering Hours-No restrictions 

-Special Watering Restrictions-Personal vehicles may be washed only on one’s watering day.

Restaurants may serve water only upon request.

Vehicle fleets and vehicles in auto dealerships may not be washed more than once a week.

Golf courses utilizing City water shall not water roughs.

-Hand Watering-Trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals and vegetable gardens may be watered by hand, soaker hose or trickler system any day.  Hand watering means holding a hose in the hand or with a watering can. It does not allow sprinkling.

-Penalties for Violation-A warning will be given for the first violation.  The second violation will carry a penalty of $50.00, third violation $150.00 and all subsequent violations $250.00, and the possibility of having a flow restrictor installed on the water line.

-Permits-Permits may be issued for additional watering to allow the planting of new sod, grass seed or residential vegetable gardens.

 The City will work with Commercial, Industrial and Government Customers.

Resolution No. 4-2-12, Series of 2012 by order of City Council of the City of Sterling, Colorado