City of Orange Initiates Stage 2 Mandatory Water Shortage Conditions

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The City of Orange has initiated Stage 2 of the Drought Contingency Plan. Stage 2 water restrictions are MANDATORY, and expand the voluntary Stage 1 restrictions to include other non-essential water usage regarding:

  • Washing vehicles, except for commercial car washes and service stations
  • Filling swimming pools and operating ornamental fountains
  • Serving water at restaurants, except upon request
  • Power washing, wash downs, dust control, and flushing gutters

The City of Orange Mayor Spears stated, “Ensuring the safety of the community as a whole is our number one priority! Our region has experienced several incidents surrounding wildfires, loss of property, and potentially threatened loss of life. We are taking action to protect our residents and to ensure that we are prepared to respond appropriately if any inclement situation occurs. Thank you for your understanding, and God bless!”

Read the Drought Contingency Plan here for a comprehensive list of mandatory water use restrictions.

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