Stop washing down paved surfaces, including but not limited to sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, tennis courts, or patios, except when it is necessary to alleviate safety or sanitation hazards.
Stop water waste resulting from inefficient landscape irrigation, such as runoff, low head drainage, or overspray, etc. Similarly, stop water flows onto non-targeted areas, such as adjacent property, non-irrigated areas, hardscapes, roadways, or structures.
Irrigate residential and commercial landscape before 10 a.m. and after 6 p.m. only.
Use a hand-held hose equipped with a positive shut-off nozzle or bucket to water landscaped areas, including trees and shrubs located on residential and commercial properties that are not irrigated by a landscape irrigation system.
Irrigate nursery and commercial grower's products before 10 a.m. and after 6 p.m. only. Watering is permitted at any time with a hand-held hose equipped with a positive shut-off nozzle, a bucket, or when a drip/micro-irrigation system/equipment or rotating nozzles are used. Irrigation of nursery propagation beds is permitted at any time. Watering of livestock is permitted at any time.
Use re-circulated water to operate ornamental fountains.
Wash vehicles using a bucket and a hand-held hose with positive shut-off nozzle, mobile high pressure/low volume wash system, or at a commercial site that re-circulates (reclaims) water on-site. Avoid washing during hot conditions when additional water is required due to evaporation.
Serve and refill water in restaurants and other food service establishments only upon request.
Offer guests in hotels, motels, and other commercial lodging establishments the option of not laundering towels and linens daily.
Repair all water leaks within five (5) days of notification by the District unless other arrangements are made with the General Manager.
Use recycled or non-potable water for construction purposes when available and feasible.
The Ramona Municipal Water District (RMWD) was formed on August 15, 1956, as a municipal water district. Organized under the Municipal Water District Law of 1911, Water Code Section 71000, RMWD provides water, sewer, recycled water, fire protection, emergency medical services and park services.