City Utilities Director Patrick Murphy says since the restrictions were instituted, the average daily demand has decreased 18 percent to 20 percent.
A voluntary ban will remain in place, as the state is still below its normal rain level.
Bloomington residents are not allowed to water their yards beginning Monday. Some exceptions apply.
The city of Bloomington says city employees will be looking for people in violation of the ban.
When IU students come back to campus, they will have to be more careful how they use water.
Bloomington residents will not be allowed to water their lawns from August 13 to October 11.
Most violators do not get warnings -- they get tickets for as much as $500 for a first offense.
The utility is asking residents to voluntarily agree to turn off their sprinklers and hoses through Sunday.