- Report Leaks ~ Save Our Water
Report Leaks ~ Save Our Water
Report Water Leaks in Tehachapi
Report water leaks, broken sprinklers, over-watering due to malfunctioning controllers, or anything resulting in water waste.
Have you ever seen a broken sprinkler shooting water into the street? Or have you walked through mud in the park in the middle of summer? Well, you don’t have to just shake your head and think that somebody ought to do something. Now you can do something by reporting water leaks and wasteful water use right here. Your message will be routed to the appropriate water agency and they will make sure to get the problem fixed ASAP. Your report can be anonymous if you like, or you can provide your contact information; it’s up to you. You can even upload a photo of the location if you like.
Stage 2 Water Restrictions
Per the State of California, Stage 2 water conservation restrictions are currently in effect. All Stage 1 and Stage 2 conditions shall be mandatory. In addition to the Stage 1 conditions, the following shall apply in a Stage 2 condition:
- Odd/Even irrigation scheduling. Addresses ending in odd numbers water Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Addresses ending in even numbers water Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Irrigation of any type is prohibited on Sundays. The only exception shall be areas irrigated with non-potable water. Any single irrigation station may not run longer than ten minutes per cycle.
- Outdoor watering prohibited between the hours of 10 A.M.-4 P.M.
- Repair of any and all observable leaks of water on residents’ premises within twenty-four hours of notification to customer.
- No hosing down of non-landscaped or hardscape areas.
- The washing of vehicles shall only be allowed in car washes or by using a bucket and hose with an automatic shut off nozzle for rinsing.
- No outdoor irrigation shall be permitted during and forty-eight after a measurable rainfall event.
Stage 1 Water Restrictions (Also in Effect)
1. Preventing excessive run-off from entering adjacent properties, sidewalks, gutters, surface drains or storm drains.
2. Use of drip irrigation systems or other methods designed to prevent excessive surface irrigation of landscaped areas, resulting in conditions such as puddling or runoff.
3. Repair of any and al! observable !eaks of water on the premises.
4. Use of a broom or blower to clean driveways and/or paved or hard surfaces.
5. Use of water for washing down driveways and/or paved or hard surfaces only when necessary to alleviate immediate fire or sanitation hazards.
6. Use of a shut off nozzle when using a hose to wash a vehicle or hand watering.
7. Use of low flow shower heads and shortening time in the shower.
8. Use of volume reduction devices in toilets and being careful not to use the toilet as an ashtray or wastebasket.
9. Reduction in water consumption for bathing, hand dishwashing and irrigation by reduction of flow time for these activities.
10. Running only full loads in the washing machine and dishwasher.