MERCED, Calif. — The Merced City Council will meet on Monday to discuss potential water restrictions, including outdoor watering and a new carwash rule, according to The Modesto Bee.
The carwash ordinance would create a situation where wash fundraisers would need to capture the water used for vehicles, which would force them to partner up with commercial carwashes, according to the article.
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The Director of Water Resources in Merced, Michael Wegley, said at-home washes do not regulate water use, and lead to liquids running off into storm drains. Fines for violating the proposal would range from $50 to $150.
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