The City Manager has determined that Stage 2 Water Restrictions will go into effect on Monday, August 24, 2009. These restrictions will be in effect until further notice.

In Stage 2, the following additional restrictions apply to the use of
potable water:

*    Outdoor irrigation is prohibited except on assigned days at designated times
*    Golf fairway irrigation is limited to assigned days before 10 a.m. and after 7 p.m.
*    Golf tee and green irrigation is limited to every other day
*    Vehicle washing is limited to designated days and times, with a hand-held bucket or a positive shut-off nozzle on a hose*
*    A person may not conduct or participate in a charity car wash
*    The use of outdoor ornamental fountains is prohibited except to provide aeration for aquatic life
*    A person may not fill, refill, or add water to an indoor fountain
*    No automatic fill valves are allowed for pools or ponds
*    Washing of sidewalks, driveways, parking areas, patios or other paved surfaces is prohibited*
*    A restaurant may not serve water to a customer unless requested by the customer
*Exceptions are made for washing necessary to protect public health, safety or welfare

For further information and for the watering schedule, please go to


Jody Zemel | Neighborhood Advisor | Neighborhood Assistance Center

City of Austin
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