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A. The City Administrator is authorized to prohibit waste as defined in section 14.06.010 or implement water curtailment stages upon determination that a water shortage emergency conditions exists. Such determination shall be based on an analysis of the demand for water in the City, the volume of water in Reeder Reservoir, the standard drawdown curve for Reeder Reservoir, the projected curtailment date for Talent Irrigation District water and flows in the east and west forks of Ashland Creek. The determination of the City Administrator under this section shall be effective until the next council meeting following such determination at which time the council shall either ratify or invalidate the determination.

B. The City Administrator is authorized to terminate waste prohibitions or water curtailment stages upon determination that a water shortage emergency condition no longer exists. Such determination shall be based upon factors listed in section 14.06.020 and the billing cycle. The termination shall be effective until the next council meeting following the determination of the City Administrator at which time the council shall either ratify or invalidate the determination. (Ord. 3011, amended, 05/04/2010; Ord. 2869, amended, 05/15/2001)

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