Due to the recent prolonged high temperatures and overnight lows the City of Belgrade is experiencing unusually high demands for domestic water. In July 24, 2011, the City pumped 2,646,000 gallons on our highest use day of the year. We are currently pumping around 4,000,000 gallons per day. The majority of this increase is due to lawn irrigation. This condition may limit our fire flows, pump redundancy, and storage reserves.
As per Belgrade City Code, 9-1-6-1 AUTHORITY TO REGULATE, the use of municipal water will be restricted for the purpose of outdoor irrigation purposes.
This restriction will be applied as follows:
Properties located South of Main Street shall be restricted to outdoor irrigation on even numbered days only. For example, if your property is located South of Main Street you may water you lawns on even numbered days, July 12,14,16,18,20,22, etc…
Properties located North of Main Street shall be restricted to outdoor irrigation on odd numbered days only. For example, if your property is located North of Main Street you may water your lawns on odd numbered days, July 13,15,17,19,21,23, etc….
This restriction is temporary and will be lifted as soon as conditions permit. If you have any questions, please call Steve Klotz, Director of Public Works at 388-3760. Thank you for your support and understanding.
Effective: July 12, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.