March 4 PSA - Northern New Mexico the City of Las Vegas will be implementing our Drought Contingency and Emergency Response Plan in regards to the water supply

Due to current conditions in the watershed, the anticipated limited amount of runoff and the extreme to exceptional drought in Northern New Mexico the City of Las Vegas will be implementing our Drought Contingency and Emergency Response Plan in regards to the water supply and availability.

Effective immediately the City will move to water conservation State IV which includes the following:

There will be no outdoor watering allowed.
Vehicle washing is allowed with recycled water only.
No refilling or adding of water to swimming pools with the exception of any municipal or Highlands University owned or covered swimming pool (enclosed swimming pools).
All restaurants are prohibited from serving water to their customers except when specifically requested by the customer. 
Ornamental Fountains can operate with re-circulated water only.
Use of water from fire hydrants shall be limited to fire fighting and related activities or other activities necessary to maintain the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens served by the municipal water system. Metered use of hydrants may be allowed at the Utility Director's discretion.

Should you require any further information please contact the City of Las Vegas Utilities at (505) 454-3832. Thank you.

Drought Contingency and Emergency Response Plan

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