These mandates will be enforced and violations are subject to fines of up to $1,000. Please see our violation procedure and fine schedules below (Petaluma Municipal Code Section 15.17.100). Customers in violation of Stage 4 requirements or PMC Chapter 15.17 will receive a written or verbal warning and order that the violation be corrected within … Continued
FAQ Topic: Drought
The following water use restrictions are enforced year-round. For a complete list of water use restrictions please refer to the Petaluma Municipal Code (Petaluma Municipal Code) Section 15.17.070. Washing of hard-surfaced areas by direct hosing unless equipped with a shutoff nozzle. Escape of water through breaks or leaks within the customer’s plumbing or private distribution … Continued
If you know where the leak is, call a professional or fix the leak in a timely manner. According to the EPA, 10% of homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons or more a day. Common leaks include worn toilet flappers, dripping faucets, and other leaking valves. Fixing these leaks or hiring someone to help … Continued
We encourage residents to report water waste in their area. Common examples of water waste are from irrigation systems such as: broken irrigation, overspray, run-off, and improper timing. If you see water waste, please let us know. To report water waste please call 707-778-4507 or email [email protected] For large leaks and water emergencies please call … Continued
Petaluma purchases water from Sonoma Water. For more information on Sonoma Water supply and water shortage reservoirs levels, please visit sonomawater.org/drought.
Turning off your irrigation, or significantly reducing your irrigation is an easy way to have big water savings. If you are unable to stop irrigating your landscape, the following steps can help with reducing outdoor water use: Thoroughly check your irrigation system to ensure there are no breaks, leaks, or water waste occurring when it … Continued
The City of Petaluma offers many programs, rebates, and resources to help Petaluma residents save water. For information on any of the below programs, rebates, or to request any items, please call 707-778-4507 or email [email protected] Free Water Conservation Devices – The City offers free water conservation devices to all Petaluma water customers. To learn more … Continued
Stage 4 will be in place until water supply levels recover or until water shortage conditions become worse and the City implements Stage 5 or higher of the WSCP to reduce the gap in water supply and customer water use.
No. The 30% reduction target for Petaluma is Citywide. Petaluma shall reduce its overall water use by 30% compared to the average of 2020 consumption. Petaluma’s target is not applied to each individual customer, but to the City as a whole. Individual water customers are asked to conserve water, comply with mandated restrictions, take advantage … Continued