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Drought continues to impact Park City, and the State of Utah. These impacts are immediately apparent when driving past nearby reservoirs. The Park City Community is fortunate to have a variety of water sources to draw from, the majority of which are not reservoir dependent. In 2022, local snowpack was underwhelming, but slightly better than in 2021. In the Spring, soil moisture was above average and provided a productive spring runoff.

Your actions last year made a difference, and we are grateful in advance for your careful use of water again this spring and summer.  Due to continued drought and reduced water treatment capacity during construction of the 3Kings Water Treatment Plant, the City is asking for your help. We are recommending that where possible, outdoor irrigation be limited to twice per week. By code, irrigation may not occur more frequently than every other day. Please remain mindful of your water usage and look for ways to conserve.

Please review the information below for watering restrictions and action you can take to reduce your water usage and bill.

Water Restriction

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Time of Day, Frequency Restrictions

 

 

 

PCMC 13-1-21

  • Watering prohibited between 10:01 AM and 6:59 PM during irrigation season.
  • Watering is restricted to at most every other day.
    • Even addressed properties on even days.
    • Odd addressed properties on odd days.
  • If you are able to water even less frequently email us at water@parkcity.org to sign up for I water every third day.

Water Waste Prohibited

 

PCMC 13-1-21

  • Excess Watering is prohibited
  • Watering impervious surfaces if that water leaved the property and entered gutters, stormdrains, etc.

Drought Plan

PCMC 13-1-26

  • The City plan to balance supply and demand can be found here.

 

The follow websites can help you manage your water usage, plan your irrigation and review current rebates.

Website

What you can do.

parkcity.watersmart.com

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  • Receive an email Water Report that provides customized conservation suggestions.
  • Review your hourly water usage at your home or business.
  • Receive and modify automatic leak alerts.
  • Set a water usage goal, and receive notices to help you track progress.
  • Set away notifications that will alert you if any water is used during that period.

 

utahwatersavers.com

 

  • Rebates for Smart Irrigation controllers that adjust your watering based on weather data.
  • Rebates for Watersense Toilets that use less water per flush

conservewater.utah.gov

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  • Weekly lawn watering guide (especially helpful if you don’t have a Smart Irrigation Controller.)
  • Signup for a free Water Check to evaluate the efficiency of your automated sprinkler system.
  • Learn about Localscapes, landscaping patterns and practices that take into account Utah’s unique climate.

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