Water Conservation

Gilroy pumps most of our water from underground aquifers.  Do your part to protect this shared resource and make a choice to use water wisely. Click on the links to your left for water-wise tips and information about rebates.   

Level 2 Water Supply Shortage and Conservation Mandates

On August 2, 2021, the Gilroy City Council declared a Level 2 Water Supply Shortage.  Find watering schedules and the current restriction information below.

  •  Limits on Watering Hours: Prohibited from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Limits on Watering Days: Current limits permit watering on Sunday for ODD addresses and Saturday for EVEN addresses
  • Limits on Water Duration: Fifteen minutes per designated water day per station for landscape irrigation systems
  • Obligation to Fix Leaks, Breaks, or Malfunctions: Within 48 hours
  • Limits on Filling Ornamental Lakes or Ponds: Prohibited with limited exceptions

For more information, view the 2021 Council Resolution declaring a Level 2 Water Supply Shortage.

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