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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.
Menlo Park Municipal Water is not setting individual user conservation goals. We are asking that everyone try to conserve as much as possible. We are asking everyone to conserve 10% compared to 2013 water use.
Menlo Park Municipal Water is not setting individual user conservation goals. We are asking that everyone try to conserve as much as possible.
Violation - Enforcement 1st - Warning only. Educate customer on proper water conservation practices 2nd - $50 fine 3rd - $100 fine 4th - $200 fine, and review by the Public Works Director (or his/her designee) to determine if a flow restricting device should be installed 5th - $500 fine, and review by the Public Works Director (or his/her designee) to determine if water service should be discontinued6th - $500 fine, water service shall be discontinued
Cal Water and O'Connor Tract Cooperative water customers should contact their respective water provider for more information about their enforcement procedures and penalties.
California Water Service 844-726-8579 Toll Free www.calwater.comO'Connor Tract Coop Water 650-321-2723 www.oconnorwater.org
Unfortunately the City does not have a recycled water system. However, the Menlo Park Municipal Water will be evaluating the feasibility of recycled water as part of the Water System Master plan which is currently underway.
Menlo Park Municipal Water has significantly reduced watering turf and landscapes except for sports fields, turned off median island irrigation systems, replaced old sprinkler heads around the Civic Center, and reused storm water in City-owned decorative fountains.