The Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners and The Orleans Water Department requests that between May 1 and September 30 all non-essential outdoor water use be limited to TWO DAYS per week and only during the hours of before 9:00 am and after 5:00 pm
Non-essential uses are:
Irrigation of lawns via sprinklers or automatic irrigation systems
Washing of vehicles, except in a commercial car wash or as necessary for operator safety
Washing of exterior building surfaces, parking lots, driveways or sidewalks, except as necessary to apply surface treatments such as paint, preservatives, stucco, pavement or concrete.
The following uses are allowed:
Irrigation to establish a new lawn and new plantings during the months of May and September
Irrigation of public parks and recreational fields by means of automatic sprinklers outside the hours of 9am to 5pm
Irrigation of gardens, flowers and ornamental plants by means of hand-held hose or drip irrigation systems.
Irrigation of lawn by means of hand-held hose.
Thank you for your cooperation!
Additional water conservation materials are available at the Water Department Office in Town Hall.