blog home Local Events Turn the Waterworks Off, Water Conservation is On

Turn the Waterworks Off, Water Conservation is On

Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the past several years, you know that California is dry — bone dry. Recently, the San Diego County Water Authority voted to make water restriction practices for the San Diego area mandatory.

According to the water authority, these measures will help San Diego County keep as much water as possible in storage for next year. So far, this has not triggered mandatory supply cutbacks by member agencies, but those reductions can start to happen if drought conditions don’t improve by next year.

If you live in San Diego and are not sure what the mandatory restrictions for the city are, here is an abbreviated list from the City of San Diego Public Utilities Department:

  • Watering is limited to certain days and times. From June to October watering is only allowed before 10:00 a.m. and after 6:00 p.m.
  • Repair water leaks within 72 hours
  • Turn off fountains and water features unless they use recycled water
  • Eliminate irrigation runoff
  • Use recycled or non-potable water for construction when available
  • Do not wash sidewalks, driveways, parking areas, with a running hose etc.
  • Restaurants will only serve water to patrons who request it
  • Only wash vehicles at commercial car washes or by using a hose with an automatic shutoff nozzle or with a hand-held container.

For a full list of current mandatory water restrictions, plus a list of suggested voluntary restrictions, you can go to sandiego.gov. Also, if you see water waste, you are encouraged to call the Water Waste Hotline at (619) 533-5271.

The chairman of the County Water Authority said the drought and the water shortages it has brought to the area needs to be taken seriously.

The Jurewitz Law Group in San Diego encourages you to take a good look at your water usage and to evaluate where you can cut back. The drought is serious, but if we all work together for the common good, we can get through this.

Ross Jurewitz

RossRoss Jurewitz is the founder and managing lawyer of the Jurewitz Law Group, a San Diego personal injury attorney law firm. These San Diego injury accident lawyers specialize in helping people seriously injured in a variety of accidents throughout San Diego County and California.

Connect with Ross Jurewitz on

Related Articles:

Posted in: Local Events

  • $19,150,000

    A mother and her adult daughter were killed by an inexperienced truck driver.

  • $1,014,299

    Award for 38-year-old motorcyclist struck by SUV driver at intersection.

  • $550,000

    Pedestrian struck by commercial vehicle resulting in wrongful death.

See All Case Results

Our No Fee Guarantee®

We promise that our clients will not owe a penny if our team fails to obtain any compensation on their behalf.

Learn More

Request Your Free Case Review

Let us fight on your behalf. Contact the Jurewitz Law Group to discuss the details of your case. All form submissions are confidentially reviewed by our excellent support staff and are answered within 24 hours.

Contact Us

Jurewitz Law Group
Downtown San Diego
600 B Street, Suite 1550
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 233-5020
Toll Free: (888) 233-5020

 
North County San Diego
2244 Faraday Ave. #101
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone: (760) 585-4640
Toll Free: (888) 233-5020

Copyright © 2019 Jurewitz Law Group, All Rights Reserved, Reproduced with Permission. Serving communities throughout Southern California.

San Diego Personal Injury Attorney Disclaimer: The legal information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice, nor the formation of a lawyer or attorney client relationship. Any results set forth herein are based upon the facts of that particular case and do not represent a promise or guarantee. Please contact a lawyer for a consultation on your particular legal matter. This web site is not intended to solicit clients for matters outside of the state of California.

Website Design, SEO and Legal Internet Marketing by: SLS Consulting | Scholarship