IHWD - WATER RESTRICTIONS PLAN GUIDELINES (WHEN CONDITIONS REQUIRE)
 
To be implemented by the Board of Directors in the event of a water shortage
 
Please note that currently there are no water restrictions in place.  If restrictions are necessary, signs will be posted along Parmalee Gulch Rd and at the  IH Post Office.  The last time the IHWD had to impose water restrictions was in 2012 due to low well production from extreme drought conditions and high fire danger within the IHWD service area.
 
 
PHASE 1
  •  No outside watering
  •  Voluntary water use restrictions of 50 gallons per permanent resident in the household per day.

PHASE 2

  • No outside watering and accidental leak rate suspended.
  • Mandatory water use restrictions of 50 gallons per permanent resident in the household per day.  (Please update IHWD office with the number of full time residents living in the home by e-mail or IHWD office phone 303 697 8810)
  • 1st violation – warning, 2nd violation - $200 fine, 3rd violation – water shut off. Offenders to be monitored on a weekly basis by IHWD staff performing an on-premises inspection.
  • Implementation of water surcharge rates for water usage above 5000 gallons per month per household.  (Surcharge Rates will be determined by the IHWD Board of Directors.)

 PHASE 3

  • No outside watering and accidental leak rate suspended.
  • Limit water usage to a certain number of gallons per month per household no matter how many people reside in the home.  The number of gallons to be determined by Board of Directors depending on well production capabilities.
  • 1st violation - $200 fine, 2nd violation – water shut off.

Offenders may be monitored on a weekly basis by IHWD staff .