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Mandatory Water Use Reduction In Effect Up to 20% Reduction In Water Use Required By Walnut Valley Water District

January 19, 2022

Walnut, CA (January 19, 2022) – The Walnut Valley Water District (WVWD) Board of Directors has declared a Level 2 Water Shortage which calls for a reduction in water use up to 20%. This action took place at a regularly held, Board of Directors monthly meeting held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Specific actions to reduce water use required by WVWD customers are now in effect.

The following actions are now required by customers of WVWD which includes the City of Diamond Bar, portions of the cities of Walnut, Industry, Pomona, West Covina, and the easterly section of the unincorporated area of Rowland Heights:

  • Watering or irrigation of a lawn or landscape is limited to three (3) days per week.
  • No watering between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Leaks must be repaired within 72 hours of District notification.
  • No water runoff onto streets, driveways, sidewalks, and gutters.
  • No watering during rain.
  • No watering up to 48 hours after rain.
  • No washing of any hard surfaces such as sidewalks, walkways, driveways, buildings, structures, parking areas/lots, or patios using water, except for health and safety needs.
  • Initial filling of a residential swimming pool or filling more than 1 foot of depth is prohibited.
  • Using water to wash or clean a vehicle is prohibited, unless by use of a hand-held bucket or similar container or by a hand-held hose equipped with a self-closing water shut-off nozzle or device.
  • Operating a water fountain or other decorative water feature is prohibited.

A detailed description of all water use requirements and available rebates is here.

Report water waste to or call (909) 595-7554.