Water Usage Phases

Current Status:  Phase1

Tri Town Water Use Policy

Phase One

The use of all automatic watering devices and soaker hoses is prohibited. Only the use of hand held hoses with shutoff shall be allowed. No organized car washes are allowed from June 1 and September 1. The filling of in-ground or above-ground swimming pools from the municipal water supply shall be prohibited after June 1 of the year. This phase is in effect at times when further restrictions are not required.

Phase Two

(Including Phase One)          

When reservoirs are below 80% full a further restriction shall be implemented as follows: outside water use is restricted from the hours of 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Phase Three

(Including Phase Two)

When reservoirs are below 70% full (with no incoming water) a further restriction shall be implemented as follows: Outside watering is restricted to 6:00PM and 9:00PM only.

Phase Four

When reservoirs are below 70% full (with no incoming water) there shall be no outside use of water.

Phase Five

When reservoirs are between 50% and 40% all outside watering shall be prohibited as in phase 4 and all use of non-essential water is prohibited.