The Drought is here today

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR DEPENDENCE ON OUR PRECIOUS WATER RESOURCE, AND THE EFFORT IT TAKES TO SECURE IT.

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CALIFORNIA’S HISTORIC DROUGHT REMINDS US HOW PRECIOUS WATER IS TO BURBANK WE ALL HAVE TO DO OUR PART TO REDUCE OUR WATER USE BY 15% SO THAT WATER REMAINS AVAILABLE IN THE LONG TERM.

Watering Schedule

DAYS PER WEEK

  • Burbank is currently in Stage III of the Sustainable Water Use Ordinance. Stage III limits outdoor watering to two days a week on Tuesday, and Saturday from April to October. In the cooler months of November to March, outdoor watering is allowed on one day a week, on Saturdays.
  • Outdoor watering is allowed before 9 am or after 6 pm, up to 15 minutes per irrigation station.
  • Attended hand watering is allowed any day, before 9 am or after 6 pm.
  • The Sustainable Water Use Ordinance does not apply to recycled water. 
Watering Schedule  # of DAYS PER WEEK

Statewide Emergency Water Conservation Regulation

On June 10, 2022, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted an emergency water conservation regulation in response to the current drought. The regulation bans the use of potable water on decorative or non-functional grass at commercial, industrial, institutional properties, and common areas managed by homeowners’ associations throughout California. Businesses that use recycled water are not subject to this regulation.

The new regulation defines non-functional turf as a ground cover surface of mowed grass that is solely ornamental and not otherwise used for human recreation purposes. In addition to not applying to residences, non-functional turf does not include school fields, sports fields, and areas regularly used for civic or community events.

Customers must comply with this regulation or they will be in violation of the state’s order. More information about the regulation, including a list of frequently asked questions, can be found on the State Water Resources Control Board’s website.
Conserve for tomorrow

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF WATER-SAVING REBATES, PROGRAMS, AND STRATEGIES TO HELP YOU CONSERVE WATER TODAY!

Stage 2 Facts and Resources

IT'S OUR GOAL THAT ALL BURBANK RESIDENTS DO THEIR PART. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE GUIDELINES FOR WATERING DAYS.

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