What exemptions exist to the new hourly restrictions?
- Commercial Agriculture
- Alternative sources of water (grey water, rain water, condensate, etc.)
- Irrigation of food gardens
- Irrigation of newly installed or reseeded turf for the first 30 days
- Drip irrigation or soaker hoses
- Hand watering with a shut off nozzle
- Water from a private well
- Irrigation of plants for sale
- Irrigation of athletic fields, golf courses or public recreational turf
- Installation and maintenance of irrigation systems
- Hydroseeding

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1. I heard I can now water my yard every day. Is that true?
2. Can I now wash my car or pressure wash my house any day too?
3. If I don't have an automated sprinkler do I have to water with a hose before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m.?
4. What if I have a little league game scheduled and we need to water the field to cool it down or settle the dust at 2 p.m.?
5. What if I put in new landscape? Do I have to water between 4 p.m. and 10 a.m.?
6. What about drip irrigation?
7. Why can’t I wash my car any day of the week too?
8. What exemptions exist to the new hourly restrictions?
9. What if a professional pressure washes my house? Does it have to be on the odd / even schedule?
10. Now can I have a charity car wash on any day regardless of the address?
11. How do I perform the "step test"?
12. What should I look for when I visually inspect my plants?