General Rules for Stages 1 to 3

  • Irrigating is not permitted from October 15th to April 15th
  • Irrigating of crops including vegetable gardens is exempt from Stages 1 to 3.
  • Hand watering is always permitted.
  • Leaving an open free flowing pipe, outlet or hose is never permitted.
  • Wasting water is never permitted. (E.g. allowing water from sprinkler to flow down a roadway.)
  • Users are encouraged to avoid watering during the hottest periods of the day.
  • Automatic sprinkler systems are only permitted to water between midnight and 6 a.m. on days described below.
  • The number of manually controlled sprinklers that may operate are restricted based on size of property and are as follows:

   0 - .25 acre          1 sprinkler                         .51 - .75 acre         3 sprinklers

.26 - .50 acre          2 sprinklers                       .76 - 1.0 acre         4 sprinklers


Stage 1 in addition to the above General Rules In Effect from April 15th to October 15th

  • Even number addresses may only water on even numbered days.
  • Odd number addresses may only water on odd numbered days.


Stage 2 (In addition to Stage 1, as deemed in effect by Trustees & ratepayers will be notified )

  • Users may not water between the hours of 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Stage 3 (In addition to Stages 1 and 2, as deemed in effect by Trustees & ratepayers will be notified)

  • No filling of swimming pools, hot tubs, garden ponds or decretive ponds is permitted.
  • No washing of RVs, boats or Vehicles motorized or otherwise is allowed.
  • No washing of driveways, sidewalks, Patios or eaves can occur.


Stage 4

  • No outside use of water for any purpose.


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