The seasonal time-of-day watering schedule for outdoor irrigation goes into effect on Sunday, April 1 and continues through September 30.
According to El Paso Water officials, since 1991, El Paso has reduced its overall per capita water consumption by more than 30 percent from 205 gallons per person per day to 129 gallons per person per day today.
The utility has a target to reduce water consumption further to 118 gallons per person per day by 2030.
Watering will be permitted before 10 a.m. and after 6 p.m. on designated days. El Paso’s landscape watering regulations are included in the City’s water conservation ordinance:
- No Residential Watering: Mondays
- Even-Numbered Addresses: Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays
- Odd-Numbered Addresses: Wednesdays, Fridays or Sundays
- Water is allowed before 10 a.m. or after 6 p.m.
Violations are considered a Class C misdemeanor that can result in fines of up to $500.
To report violations of the ordinance contact 915-594-5508 or visit epwu.org under the “conservation” tab.