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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Town of Minden Voluntary Water Restrictions

At the July 7, 2021 Town of Minden Board Meeting, the Board reviewed Resolution number TOM-2015R-01. The resolution asks for voluntary water use restrictions for residents and businesses. The measures include: 

  1. Water from the Town’s water system should not be allowed to pool, pond, or run-off of applied areas.
  2. Hard surfaces including sidewalks, driveways, parking areas, or decks should not be washed or hosed down with water supplied through the Town’s potable water system unless required by health and safety requirements.
  3. Washing of vehicles should be done only with hoses equipped with an automatic shut off device or at facilities designated as commercial vehicle wash.
  4. Water used for watering vegetation, including lawns, landscaping, and  gardens should be limited as follows:

     a. Residences with even numbered addresses, common areas or multiple units served by one connection, should water only on Monday, Wednesday, & Friday;

     b. Residences with odd numbered addresses and commercial and industrial    customers should water only on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday;

5. All watering of lawns, landscaping, and gardens should not occur between the hours of 10:00 am and 6:00 pm. 

6. Use of water for decorative purposes is discouraged.  

Click here to view Resolution TOM-2015R-01 

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