Watering Calendar

Watering Calendar

The following outdoor water uses are prohibited:

  • Washing down driveways and sidewalks with potable water.
  • Causing runoff as a result of excess outdoor watering.
  • Using a hose to wash a motor vehicle, unless the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle.
  • Using potable water in a fountain or decorative water feature, unless the water is recirculated.
  • Leaks must be fixed within 48 hours.

 

Know your watering days:

  • Summer watering is allowed 3 days per week.
    • Even-numbered addresses should water Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday
    • Odd-numbered addresses should water Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
  • Winter watering will be allowed 1 day per week.
  • Use the watering schedule guide below for lawn & shrub areas

NOTE:   The watering day restrictions do not apply to low flow drip irrigation (emitter must apply 2 gallons of water per hour or less), use of a hand-held bucket, or a hand-held hose equipped with an automatic shut-off nozzle.

 

 

Lawn

 

 

 

 

Shrubs

 

 

Example:   Your front lawn is zone/station/valve 1 on your controller.  In August, you’ll schedule Zone 1 to water 3 days a week, with 3 start times (e.g. 4am, 5am, 6am).  You’ll schedule it to water 4 minutes for each start time. 

This equals 36 minutes in a week in August:  3 days per week X 3 start times X 4 minutes per start time.  This video explains the concept:

 

A watering guide is also available at www.bewaterwise.com to help homeowners individualize their irrigation controller (timer) settings.  This guide is based on plant material, soil type and location (zip code).  Irrigation demands vary with the weather (season), plant material and soil conditions.

For more information, please contact Nate Adams at 949-459-6533.

 

 

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