Cedar Park water restrictions start August 1

Cedar Park water restrictions start August 1

Credit: Andrew Chung, KVUE News

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by KVUE News

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Posted on July 31, 2013 at 10:01 AM

The new Stage 3 Watering Restrictions schedule, effective August 1, 2013, is as follows:

Residents east of Lakeline Boulevard:
Odd addresses water on Saturday; even addresses water on Sunday; the permitted hours to water remain the same - before 10 a.m. and after 7 p.m.

Residents west of Lakeline Boulevard and in the Blockhouse subdivision:
Odd addresses water on Wednesday; even addresses water on Thursday; the permitted hours to water remain the same - before 10 a.m. and after 7 p.m.

Businesses east of Lakeline Boulevard:
Friday, before 10 a.m. and after 7 p.m.
 

Businesses west of Lakeline:
Tuesday, before 10 a.m. and after 7 p.m.
Using a handheld hose equipped with a positive pistol grip nozzle or other device that automatically shuts off water flow when the hose is not being used, or handheld buckets is permitted on any day and at any time

Outdoor watering by drip irrigation or soaker hose  is allowed only on designated
 watering day

Customers must continue to refrain from water waste, according to the following regulations:

Sprinkling systems must be in good working order; any leaks must be repaired
 Automobiles must be washed at a commercial car wash
 Operation of ornamental ponds and fountains is prohibited unless necessary to support
aquatic life 
    Residents may not use water to wash sidewalks or driveways; Pressure washing is
prohibited
    Automatic fill of single-family residential pools should be turned off and the filling pools of should be limited to designated watering day; Public and HOA pools will remain open during Stage 3
    Residential recreational sprinkler devices such as "slip and slides" are prohibited

The City's existing enforcement and administrative fining policy remains in place under Stage 3:

Violation    Residential Customer    Commercial Customer
First Violation     Warning Letter    Warning Letter
Second Violation within 12-month period from date of  immediately preceding violation    $50.00    $200.00
Third Violation within 12-month period from date of immediately preceding  violation    $100.00    $400.00
Fourth & Subsequent Violations within 12-month period from date of immediately preceding violation    $200.00    $1,000.00

The City of Cedar Park is available to assist customers with any questions.  The City has had very good results with residential and business customers following their watering schedules, and expects to have continued compliance as it enters this new phase of watering restrictions.
 

For further information, visit www.cedarparktexas.gov/water

 
 

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