News Flash

Home

Posted on: July 14, 2020

Stage One Water Shortage in Effect

water shortage web

Learn more:

www.cityofaspen.com/drought


What is a Stage One Drought Declaration? 

The objective of water use restrictions during this stage is a ten percent (10%) reduction in treated water use; ten percent (10%) reduction in pressurized raw water use; and, ten percent (10%) reduction in non-pressurized raw water use. Voluntary conservation is encouraged during this condition. During the period designated Stage One, the City Council, by resolution, shall adopt one (1) or more of the following additional measures which may be altered by resolution of the City Council during a Stage One condition:

(1)  There shall be potable water, pressurized raw water, and non-pressurized raw water lawn watering only to the extent determined permissible by the City Council according to the demands of the particular period in question. If no other specific schedule is adopted by City Council, an odd-even schedule shall be in effect on a voluntary basis. An "odd-even" schedule means that addresses ending in odd numbers and addresses ending in even numbers will water on alternate days, with odd numbers only irrigating on odd-numbered days and even numbers only irrigating on even-numbered days.

(2)  Public education materials shall be provided to encourage efficient use of the available water supply.

(3)  Public facilities will be directed to implement water use restrictions by administrative order, including: limiting irrigation of public parks and golf courses to an extent greater than the target reduction in overall water use; reducing street washing to minimum level necessary to comply with air quality standards and suspending fire hydrant flushing and testing except when required for completion and acceptance of a newly constructed water system.

(4)  Upon declaration of Stage One water shortage, increases in water rates for tiers three (3) and four (4), (Sections 25.16.010 and 25.16.020 and 25.16.021), shall be imposed as mandated by the City of Aspen City Manager up to the maximum rates defined in Section 25.28.040.

Entire City of Aspen Water Shortage Code Information

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Home

July 2020 Sales Tax Collection

July 2020 Tax Collection Data

Posted on: September 11, 2020
small business loan program

Small Business Loan Information

Posted on: August 28, 2020
air quality

Get Real Time Air Quality Data

Posted on: August 20, 2020
community Meeting resize web

Virtual Community Meeting August 13

Posted on: April 2, 2020
saturday market map_web

Aspen Saturday Market Begins June 20

Posted on: June 17, 2020
Copy of gratitide

Aspen Gratitude Project Video

Posted on: May 26, 2020
mask with logo

Mask Donation Program

Posted on: April 27, 2020
homemade mask_web

Make Your Own Face Mask

Posted on: April 28, 2020
WANT TO HELP_

Want to Volunteer in the Community?

Posted on: April 6, 2020
census logo

Celebrate Census Day

Posted on: March 31, 2020
Letter

A Letter to Community Members

Posted on: March 16, 2020
wash hands pic web

Proper Handwashing Protocol

Posted on: March 13, 2020
Instagram post_A

Aspen Lumberyard Public Open Houses

Posted on: January 6, 2020
coins-912719_640

2020 Proposed Budget

Posted on: October 11, 2019
Cardio Room ARC COA

Black Friday Recreation Pass Sale

Posted on: November 18, 2019
mondays

City Council Meetings Now on Tuesdays

Posted on: September 30, 2019