Escondido eases up on water restrictions

ESCONDIDO, Calif. –  Escondido has eased up on watering restrictions, now allowing residents to water their lawn any day between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

City council voted Wednesday to remove assigned watering days.

Customers are still encouraged to use water wisely. Some prior restrictions still apply:

  • Leaks and line breaks must be repaired as soon as they are discovered.
  • Eliminate excessive runoff from over watering.
  • Irrigate landscapes between the hours of 6 p.m. and 10 a.m.
  • Fountains must re-circulate the water.
  • Washing any vehicle with a hose not having a water shut-off nozzle is prohibited.
  • Washing hardscape with a hose or other pressurized source is prohibited.
  • Watering or irrigating outdoor landscaping with potable water during rainfall or within 48 hours if rainfall is prohibited.
  • Hotel or motel must provide guests with the option not to have towels and/or linens laundered daily.
  • Restaurants or other places where food is served will not serve drinking water to customers unless requested by the customer.

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