What is water waste?

Some violations that may result in a water waste fee include:

  • Any water that sprays or flows off your property
  • Watering outside of assigned watering day(s)
  • Failure to comply with drought restrictions
  • Using sprinklers from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. between May 1 and Aug. 31
  • Failure to repair a malfunction in your irrigation system or supply line within 48 hours
  • Failure to discharge swimming pool or spa drainage into a public sanitary sewer, if available

What are the fines?

Depending on your water provider’s service rules and ordinances, fines can range from $40 up to $5,000 for repeat violations.