Water use restriction remains in effect

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)-

Attention Aberdeen Residents:

The City of Aberdeen Public Works Department would like to inform all residents of the following important updates and reminders:

Stage One Water Use Restrictions:

  • Water restrictions will be temporarily in place starting immediately.
  • Please limit water use to essential needs.
  • Affected areas includes the City of Aberdeen

Stage I Regulations:

Upon the declaration of Stage I water restrictions:


  • Irrigation may occur only on alternate days.
  • Properties with even-numbered addresses shall be allowed to irrigate on even-numbered calendar days.
  • Properties with odd-numbered addresses shall be allowed to irrigate on odd-numbered calendar days.
  • No person may irrigate on the 31st day of any month.

Washing of Vehicles:

  • Washing of vehicles may only occur on days when irrigation is allowed.
  • No person may wash a vehicle between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
  • No person shall wash a vehicle with a hose unless the hose has a nozzle or similar device which stops the flow of water when not in use.
  • This subsection shall not apply to commercial carwashes.

Washing of Surfaces:

  • No person may wash driveways, sidewalks, buildings, or other surfaces between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Public Works Contact Information:

For any inquiries or emergencies, please contact the Public Works Department.

  • By phone at (605) 626-7011
  • Visit our website at www.aberdeen.sd.us
  • Follow us on Facebook @City of Aberdeen Municipal Government for updates.

Community Involvement:

We appreciate your cooperation and understanding as we work to repair the current issues. Your patience and support are crucial and ensures the availability of water supply for emergency situations in our community.