EDMOND, Okla. – As we are getting closer to the heat of the summer, several cities are already implementing measures to cut back on water usage.
Edmond is reminding residents about mandatory odd-even watering measures in effect.
All cities using water from Oklahoma City lakes are required to follow the cut backs.
Officials say residents in Norman, Moore, Yukon, Mustang and Deer Creek also have to stick to the program.
|Stage||Water Conservation Measure||Lake Capacity Trigger|
|1||Mandatory Odd/Even Lawn WateringLast number of address – 1,3,5,7,9 – water odd numbered daysLast number of address – 0,2,4,6,8 – water even numbered days||All the time|
|2||2-Day-Week Lawn WateringSingle-family resident address that ends in odd number – Saturdays & WednesdaysSingle-family resident address that ends in even number – Sundays & Thursdays
All others- Tuesdays & Fridays (duplexes, triplexes, homeowner association properties, commercial, industrial, government)
|50% of less|
|3||1-Day-Week Lawn WateringSingle-family resident where address ends in 1 or 3 – SaturdaySingle-family resident where address ends in 5,7, or 9 – Wednesdays
Single-family resident where address ends in 0 or 2 – Sundays
Single-family resident where address ends in 4,6, or 8 – Thursdays
Duplexes, Triplexes, homeowner association properties – Tuesdays
Commercial, industrial, government, etc. – Fridays
45% or less
|4||Hand Watering Gardens & Flower Beds OnlyCommercial Car Washes with Water Recycling Operations Only||40% or less|
|5||Ban on all Outdoor Watering & Washing Vehicles||35% or less|