Westfield issues an “Even/Odd” H2O restriction
June 29, 2016 - Essential Water
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Southampton, Northampton, and now Westfield all have H2O restrictions. The City of Westfield has released an “Even/Odd” complement for H2O use, relating to your travel residence number.
Non-essential H2O use is authorised in Westfield on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday before 9:00 a.m., and after 5:00 p.m. for peculiar numbered houses.
For houses on a even-number side of Westfield streets, non-essential H2O use is authorised on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday before 9:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m.
No non-essential H2O use is authorised Monday’s.
Below are examples of what we can and can’t use water, according to a Department of Public Works:
Examples of “non-essential” H2O use include:
- Irrigation of lawns around sprinklers or involuntary irrigation systems;
- Washing of vehicles, solely in a blurb automobile rinse or as required for user safety; and
- Washing of extraneous building surfaces, parking lots, driveways or sidewalks, solely as required to request aspect treatments such as paint, preservatives, stucco, concrete or cement.
Examples of H2O use that might be allowed:
- Irrigation to settle a new weed and new plantings during a months of May and September
- Irrigation of lawns, gardens, flowers and elaborate plants by means of a hand-held hose, soaker hose or season irrigation system.
Examples of H2O uses NOT theme to restrictions:
- For health and reserve reasons;
- By regulation;
- For a prolongation of food and fiber;
- For a upkeep of livestock; or
- To accommodate a core functions of a business (for example, irrigation by golf courses as required to say tees, greens, and singular fairway watering, or irrigation by plant nurseries as required to say stock).