Who is affected?

Everyone, regardless of who they receive their water from, is affected by the recently adopted State law which allows each individual water agency to determine their own conservation goal and how best to meet it.  If you are a Menlo Park Municipal Water (MPMW) customer, the revised regulations on the city website apply to you.  If you receive water from a different agency, you will need to contact that agency directly to determine drought regulations that apply to your home/business.

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1. When do the regulations start?
2. Who is affected?
3. How do I determine my water provider?
4. When can I water?
5. What % of water will the Menlo Park Municipal Water require me to reduce?
6. Will I receive a water budget each month?
7. Will I be fined if I use more than the previous month/year?
8. Can I use water to clean my driveway or sidewalk?
9. Can I wash my vehicle?
10. What are the penalties? Would I receive a warning or fine?
11. Can I use a power washer to clean a building?
12. I am collecting water in a bucket in the shower. When can I put that water on my outdoor plants/turf?
13. How do I report water waste?
14. How will the water regulations be enforced?
15. Do the Code Enforcement officers patrol neighborhoods looking for violators?
16. Does the City have a recycled water system?
17. I have questions bout my water bill. Who do I contact?
18. What is the Menlo Park Municipal Water doing to reduce its water use?
19. Who can I contact for additional questions?