Over 80% of the LADWP’s water is imported. In response to diminishing supplies due to environmental issues in the delta and local droughts, the City of Los Angeles has adopted several water conserving ordinances. Learn how you can make a difference and conserve water. Find out about what is required to do your part, how you can apply for variances, and access quick facts and tips.
The City of Los Angeles Water Conservation Ordinance limits outdoor watering with sprinklers to three days a week.
Street address ending in 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9:
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Street address ending in 0, 2, 4, 6 and 8:
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays
Run sprinklers with non-conserving nozzles for 8 minutes max per station; 15 minutes for those with conserving nozzles. All outdoor watering is prohibited from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., regardless of the watering day.