Water Conservation

Bathroom Faucet with drip of waterThe Water Conservation Program offers information to help reduce indoor and outdoor water usage.

Contact Rhonda Diaz, Water Conservation Program Coordinator, for information at 575-528-3549, or email [email protected]

Program Details

The Water Conservation Program administers the Water Conservation Ordinance. We receive reports of water waste on the program hotline, 575-528-4444, and via Ask Las Cruces, issue variances, and report water conservation efforts and water use to the Office of the State Engineer.

Watering Restrictions

  • Hand spraying water out of a garden hoseMondays - no outdoor watering
  • Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays - outdoor watering for even-numbered addresses (ending in 0, 2, 4, 6, 8)
  • Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays - outdoor watering for odd-numbered addresses (ending in 1, 3, 5, 7, 9)

Note: Between April 1 and September 30 outdoor watering is only allowed before 10 a.m. and after 6 p.m.

To request a variance to the ordinance, or for help reducing your water usage, contact Rhonda Diaz, Water Conservation Program Coordinator, at 575-528-3549 or email: [email protected]