Switch that Sprinkler Schedule: New Water Conservation Ordinance Goes into Effect Today
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa this week signed an amended water ordinance for Los Angeles, meaning it now is in effect. Los Angeles Department of Water & Power Customers who water lawns must now adhere to new rules.
Customers with a street address that end in an odd number - 1, 3, 5, 7 or 9 - can use their sprinkler systems on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Customers with a address that end in even numbers - 0, 2, 4, 6, or 8 - can do so on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
Those with addresses that ends with a fraction treat the address as a whole number. For example, 4553 ½ is treated as 4553, adhering to odd number days.