City of South Pasadena | Clarification on Watering Restrictions

At an upcoming June Council meeting, the City will implement an updated water conservation program.

PHOTO: Anna Fratto | News | City Hall courtyard in South Pasadena

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On April 26, 2022, the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) Board of Directors declared a Water Shortage Emergency Condition and adopted an Emergency Water Conservation Program for areas that are dependent on State Water Project (SWP) supplies. The City of South Pasadena receives water from MWD through other agencies, and is therefore indirectly impacted by MWD’s new watering restrictions.

However, with current drought conditions and in an effort to effectively manage water resources, South Pasadena City Council is expected to declare a Stage 2 Water Supply Shortage, which would limit outdoor watering to two days per week. At an upcoming June Council meeting, and to further encourage community water conservation efforts, the City will implement an updated water conservation program, which will include rebates, programs, and home assessments.

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We urge residents to consider water conservation habits and measures, as water is one of our most precious resources. Information on changes to watering restrictions and conservation programs will be updated on the City website.