Water Shortage Requirements
Water Conservation Stage 3 in Effect
Adoption of Water Restrictions Consistent with Emergency Regulations. The Board of Directors does hereby adopt the following water use restrictions consistent with the Emergency Regulations:
(a) It is unlawful for any person to apply potable water to outdoor landscapes in a manner that causes runoff such that water flows onto adjacent property, non-irrigated areas, private walkways, roadways, parking lots, or structures.
(b) It is unlawful for any person to use a hose that dispenses potable water to wash a motor vehicle, except where the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle or device attached to it that causes it to cease dispensing water immediately when not in use.
(c) It is unlawful for any person to apply potable water to driveways and sidewalks.
(d) It is unlawful for any person to use potable water in a fountain or other decorative water feature, except where the water is part of a recirculating system.
(e) Outdoor irrigation of ornamental landscapes or turf with potable water by persons served by the District is limited to no more than two days per week.
(f) In accordance with Section 864 of the Emergency Regulations, the taking of any action prohibited in this Section 2, in addition to any other applicable civil or criminal penalties, is an infraction, punishable by a fine of up to five hundred dollars ($500) for each day in which the violation occurs.
Welcome to the Fern Valley Water District
We’re here to help you with any water-related needs you might have, whether it’s turning on or off a water service, helping you understand your water bill, or providing information on water district projects.
The District has been keeping the water flowing in Fern Valley since 1937, when it was originally incorporated as the Fern Valley Mutual Water Company. In 1958 we became the Fern Valley Water District, a California Water District. You can read more about this on the About Us page.
Our office is located on the corner of South Circle Drive and Fern Valley Road, and we’re open weekdays. Stop by anytime should you have any questions, suggestions or concerns.