According to an article on the Desert Sun the DWA’s mandatory measures are:
- Washing hard surfaces like driveways, parking lots and building exteriors is prohibited at all times.
- Golf courses, parks and schools can water only between sunset and sunrise.
- Lawn watering and landscape irrigation is prohibited between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
- Running water for car washes is prohibited. Buckets are allowed and nozzles allowed only for rinsing.
- Restaurants can only provide water upon request.
- Commercial nurseries can only water between midnight and 6 a.m.