Water Conservation is a Milpitas Way of Life

EMERGENCY DROUGHT DECLARATION

Due to the drought, the City is in Water Shortage Level 2

Make sure to follow the City’s water waste restrictions and check out our indoor and outdoor water saving tips. 

Mandatory 3-Day Watering Schedule

To reduce water use the City has implemented a 3-day outdoor watering schedule for irrigation of any plants, lawns, and other landscaping.

All residents and businesses must follow the watering schedule by address below. Watering is only allowed from 6 pm to 9 am.

Comparison of Total Water Usage

  • 2019 (CCF)
  • 2020 (CCF)
  • 2021 (CCF)

The City has reduced water use by 10% compared to 2019 usage and 8% compared to 2020 usage.

To Learn More About Water Conservation or

To Report Violations

Call 408-586-2666 or Report Online

Additional Resources

State Drought Response

For statewide up to date information, including the state’s drought response, current drought conditions, and other resources, please visit https://drought.ca.gov/

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I water my yard?

You can water your yard three days per week, between the hours of 6:00 p.m through 9:00 a.m.

If your street address is an odd number, you can water your yard on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday.

If your street address is an even number, you can water your yard on Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday.

Remember, always make sure your watering doesn’t waste water and only waters your landscaping.