Bakersfield Community News

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  • Bakersfield Community Events

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    Monday, May 29, 2017 (Today)

    All Day Event
    City Holiday

    8:00 AM  -  8:00 PM
    Thousand Flags @ TPRW

    1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM
    Operation Splash @ McMurtrey Aquatic Center

    Tuesday, May 30, 2017

    10:30 AM
    Budget and Finance Committee

    12:00 PM
    Budget & Finance Committee - Canceled

    Thursday, June 1, 2017

    10:00 AM
    KRGSA Meeting

    5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM
    Planning Commission Meeting

    Friday, June 2, 2017

    10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    CBACC Weekly Vaccine Clinic

    Monday, June 5, 2017

    12:00 PM
    City Council- Department Budget Workshop

    4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Youth Commission

    Tuesday, June 6, 2017

    9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM
    SJCH Children's Mobile Immunization Clinic

    Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Police Civil Service Board Meeting

    3:30 PM
    City Council Meeting

    5:15 PM
    City Council Meeting

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM
    Explorer Testing

    8:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
    Full Moon Ride with Bike Bakersfield

    Friday, June 9, 2017

    10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    CBACC Weekly Vaccine Clinic

    12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
    Keep Bakersfield Beautiful Committee Meeting

    Saturday, June 10, 2017

    7:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Yokuts Park Fun Runs with Bakersfield Track Club

    Drought

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    What's new with the drought?

    Wha's New with the Drought?Despite the cooler weather and recent rain events, the City of Bakersfield and the State of California are entering the 6th consecutive year of drought conditions.

    Water users within the City are still required to alternate watering days based on the property address. Violations of the City's water conservation regulations may result in fines of up to $1,000 per occurrence.

    City Water Use Regulations

    • Water users with EVEN addresses may water on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday.

    • Water users with ODD addresses may water on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
    • All outside irrigation is prohibited on Mondays.
    • Outside irrigation that causes water to flow onto adjacent property, non-irrigated areas, sidewalks, and/or gutters is strictly prohibited.
    • Outside irrigation is advised to be done before 6:00 pm and before 9:00 pm.

    Outside Irrigation Usage Fines

    Bakersfield Municipal Code 14.02.035

    First Offense $50
    Second Offense $150
    Subsequent Offense in a calendar year $250 to  $1,000

    More Drought Resources

    Water users with EVEN addresses may water on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday only.
    Water users with ODD addresses may water on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday only.
    All outside irrigation is prohibited on Mondays
    Outside irrigation that causes water to flow onto adjacent property, non-irrigated areas, sidewalks, and/or gutters is strictly prohibited.
    Outside irrigation is advised to be done after six p.m. and before nine a.m. for optimal efficie