CITY OF WEST SACRAMENTO ENACTS STAGE 2 WATER SHORTAGE RESTRICTIONS

Water-Shortage

On May 24th, 2022 the State Water Resources Control Board adopted Emergency Regulation 2022-0018, directing all water agencies to enact Stage 2 Water Shortage Contingency Plans on June 10th, 2022, in response to the ongoing drought.

As required by this regulation, and as authorized by West Sacramento’s Urban Water Management Plan, the City is declaring a Stage 2 Water Shortage while asking for up to 20% mandatory reduction of water use in the City. Customers are requested to take the following steps to reduce consumption which includes only watering three days per week.

Watering Days

Odd numbered addresses: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Even numbered addresses: Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

  • Exemptions for drip irrigation, container plants and new landscapes
  • No watering between 10:00am and 7:00pm
  • Fix leaks or faulty sprinklers within 7 days
  • Sweep sidewalks and driveways instead of using a hose
  • Restaurants should serve water only upon request
  • Use a pool cover

How is the City helping?

  • Free Water Wise House Calls to help you find leaks and set your sprinkler timer
  • Smart Controller Rebate, to replace your timer with one that does the scheduling for you
  • Free Water Portal to view your usage and sign-up for leak alerts

Additional information is available at www.cityofwestsacramento.org/water.

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