Water Waste Prohibitions

During the current declaration of a moderate water shortage, the following water waste prohibitions apply to City of Napa water customers. Some exceptions apply. See Napa Municipal Code Section 13.10.

To report water waste violations, use our online service center or call 707-257-9497.  

Consecutive DaysDo Not irrigate lawns on prohibited days of the week.

Even-numbered addresses may water on Mondays and Thursdays only.
Odd-numbered addresses may water on Tuesdays and Fridays only.

daytime irrigationDo Not irrigate between the hours of 10 am and 5 pm.

RainDo Not irrigate during rain or within 48 hours after measurable rainfall.

water-runoffDo Not overwater lawns and gardens to the point of excessive flowing runoff.

hosing-offDo Not use drinking water to wash driveways and sidewalks.

car wash hoseDo Not wash a motor vehicle by hose unless it is equipped with a shutoff nozzle.

WaterFountainDo Not operate a fountain or decorative water feature unless the water is recirculated.

swimming pool drainDo Not drain and refill a swimming pool unless needed for repair purposes.

Under State Law:

lawn and buildingDo Not water non-functional, ornamental lawns at commercial, industrial, or institutional sites.
Violations may be reported online: savewater.ca.gov