Watering Schedule

Effective April 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018


Modesto, Salida, and Empire

Outdoor water use prohibited daily from 12 p.m. - 7 p.m. and no outdoor water use on Monday.
Address Approved Watering Days
Odd Numbers Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
Even Numbers Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Grayson, Turlock, Del Rio, and Ceres Walnut Manor

Outdoor water use prohibited daily from 12 p.m. - 7 p.m. and no outdoor water use on Monday, Thursday, or Friday.
Address Approved Watering Days
Odd Numbers Wednesday and Sunday
Even Numbers Tuesday and Saturday

Watering Restrictions

  • Use of drip irrigation and hand watering of trees and shrubs with use of a positive shutoff nozzle is permitted at any time on any day of the week
  • Hosing concrete areas, building exteriors, etc. is prohibited except when using a positive shutoff nozzle for health/safety concerns or for maintenance/construction purposes.
  • Hosing concrete areas, building exteriors, etc. is prohibited except for health/safety concerns or for maintenance/construction purposes, with use of a positive shutoff nozzle
  • Water leaks must be repaired within 24 hours
  • Restaurants and food service establishments prohibited from serving water except upon request
  • No irrigating turf or ornamental landscapes during and 48 hours following measurable rain (.01 inch). For measureable rain data refer to the MID weather data link below.
  • Outdoor watering must be kept on your property…avoid water runoff

For more information, you can contact the water conservation program at 209-342-2246 or review the following websites:

Penalties for Water Waste

Violation Fine
First Notice No Penalty/Fee
Second Notice of Violation $150.00
Third Notice of Violation $250.00
Subsequent Violations $500.00