(Carson) Residents of the Pottawattamie County Community of Carson remain under the Water Warning Level 1 Condition. The code that went into effect in August of 2012 was drafted due to the ongoing drought conditions.
The code prohibits watering or irrigating lawns… and outdoor watering of any kind is prohibited between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. daily. Watering or irrigation of flower and vegetable gardens, trees and shrubs less than four years old is permitted once per week with an application not to exceed one inch. Cars can only be washed in commercial establishments; no water shall be used to fill any type of private outdoor pool or pond. No water shall be used to wash streets, parking lots, driveways, sidewalks or building exteriors. No water shall be used for nonessential cleaning of commercial and industrial equipment, machinery and interior spaces. Water shall be served in restaurants only upon the request of the customer and use of water-consuming comfort air conditioning equipment which consumes in excess of five-percent of the water circulating in such equipment is prohibited. And tank load water sales may be curtailed or eliminated.
First time violators will receive a written notice, second and third time violators could be fined.
The Code will remain in effect until further notice.
April 11, 2013