Water Conservation

The 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 ConserveWater@las-cruces.org

Lush and Lean Workshops - REMAINING 2023 Spring 2 Schedule

  1. May 11
  2. May 18


Learn to identify species of weeds and discuss control methods within the home landscape so water can be used on more desirable plants. Participants are encouraged to bring samples for identification IF time allows. 

PRESENTED BY Leslie Beck, Ph.D., Extension Weed Specialist, New Mexico State University.

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

  • Mondays - 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: ConserveWater@las-cruces.org