Conservation Alert

Current Alert Condition is INCREASED

 

Water Conservation - Alert

Notification of the Water Conservation Alert System status is posted at the exterior of the District’s Administration Office (2700 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta) and throughout the District’s service area. This is only a summary or the regulations, detailed information is contained in the water shortage contingency plan (WSCP).

Click the alert signs below for water conservation requirements:

Color Code Blue – STANDARD - is defined as the Normal Water Conservation Alert, Foothill Municipal Water District can meet all Member Agency demands. Standard Water Conservation Rules Apply, as defined in the Water Shortage Contingency Plan (WSCP).

 

Outdoor Irrigation is allowed any day before 9:00 a.m. and After 5:00 p.m

Color Code Green – INCREASED - is defined as an Increased Voluntary Conservation Alert, some supplies have been impacted.  All Standard Water Conservation Rules Apply and customers should increase efforts to conserve by following strict water conservation practices indoors.

 

Outdoor Irrigation is limited to odd or even days, based on ending number of customer address before 9:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m.

Color Code Yellow – EXTRAORDINARY -  is defined as an Extraordinary Conservation Alert, when Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is pulling water from most of its storage programs to meet demands. All Standard Water Conservation Rules Apply and customers should exercise Extraordinary.

 

Outdoor irrigation will be permitted only on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, before 9:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m. for a period of no more than seven (7) minutes per station.

Color Code Orange – ALLOCATING - is defined as an Allocating Conservation Alert, when Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has implemented its allocation plan to its Member Agencies. All Standard Water Conservation Rules Apply and Customers are requested to minimize indoor water use and severely limit outdoor water use as follows:

 

Outdoor Irrigation is limited to no more than two (2) days per week. Outdoor irrigation will be permitted only on Tuesday and Saturday, before 9:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m.

 

In Addition, the following items apply:

  • The filling, refilling, or adding of water to indoor and outdoor pools, wading pools, or spas is prohibited.
  • The use of water to clean, maintain, fill, or refill decorative fountains or similar structures is prohibited.
  • Vehicle washing is restricted to the use of a hand-held bucket and quick rinses using a hose with a positive shut-off nozzle.
  • Fix leaks within 48 hours.

Color Code Red – CRITICAL - is defined as a Critical Water Conservation Alert when water supplies are reduced drastically. All Standard Water Conservation Rules Apply and Customers are requested to significantly minimize indoor water.

 

Outdoor Irrigation is limited to no more than one (1) day per week, before 9:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m.

Color Code Purple – EMERGENCY - is defined as a Critical Water Conservation Alert when water supplies are only available for health and safety needs. All Standard Water Conservation Rules Apply and Customers are requested to drastically minimize indoor water.

 

All Outdoor Irrigation is limited prohibited, and leaks should be fixed within 24-hours.