EBMUD is seeking voluntary cuts in water usage by 15%. This was inevitable, given the waning snowpack levels as a result of the dismal rainfall amounts.
Water yards and plants no more than three times a week and not during daylight hours. No watering outdoor plants on consecutive nights.
Adjusting sprinklers so they do not water hard surfaces like pavement or concrete
Limiting car-washing at home, and instead using commercial car washes, which recycle water.
Finding and repairing leaky plumbing