Water inadvertently ends up on the sidewalk as sprinklers spray water on green space in Palm Springs, Calif., on September 21, 2021.

Amid a debate over the water use of proposed surf parks in the Coachella Valley, the Coachella Valley Water District implemented several water conservation measures on Tuesday aimed at residential water users. 

The conservation measures include a ban on outdoor water use for spray irrigation from 10 a.m. until sunset, requiring restaurants to only serve water upon request, and increasing the turf rebate amount. 

The decision comes as the state is in a deepening drought after one of the driest starts to spring in decades. Almost all of California and much of the Western U.S. is in severe to extreme drought, according to U.S. drought monitor. 

Coachella Valley Water District adopted the following actions from its Water Shortage Contingency Plan on Tuesday: 

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