Water Regulations & Conservation! June 18, 2015 Email Remember the 2-6-8-10 Plan! On May 5, 2015, City Council approved activation of Level 2 water requirements due to the severity of the drought and to meet the new state regulations. The Conservation Ordinance applies to the entire City regardless of retail water supplier. Level 2 -Water Use Requirements and Regulations: Calls for up to 30 percent water use reduction No outside watering from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Outdoor watering limited to two days a week for 10 minutes per area or irrigation station Fix all leaks within four days No watering 48 hours after rain event Certain restrictions on filling and refilling of pools, spas and ponds Provides for administrative rules to implement the ordinance Permanent Requirements In Effect at all Times: No excessive runoff from outdoor watering No washing of exterior surfaces No washing of vehicles with “open hose” All water features must have a re-circulating system For more information on restrictions and regulations, visit this Torrance Public Works webpage. Remember the 2-6-8-10 Plan! 2 Days a week 6 PM – 8 AM Watering Times 10 Minutes/area (watering station) Water is a limited and valuable resource. Use it wisely and conserve for tomorrow. Water Conservation Tips for the Home: Check faucets, pipes, and toilets for leaks Install water-saving shower heads and low-flow faucet aerators Take shorter showers Turn off the water after you wet your toothbrush Use your dishwasher and clothes washer for only full loads Water Conservation Tips for the Yard and Garden: Plant drought-resistant lawns, shrubs and plants Water your lawn only when it needs it Don’t run the hose while washing your car Use a broom, not a hose, to clean driveways and sidewalks Click here for a list of 100+ WATER USE IT WISELY conservation tips. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.