Alert Levels

  1. Tier 1 - Water Watch Conditions

    When dry weather causes stress to the water system, Le Mars residents are asked to practice some simple conservation steps.

  2. Tier 2 - Water Warning Conditions

    This level of alert concerns moderate to serious water shortage and bans the use of some watering and irrigation practices.

  3. Tier 3 - Water Emergency

    A water emergency happens in times of severe water shortage, and residents must comply with a further list of bans or be charged certain penalties.