Watering Guide

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Weather changes so should your irrigation!

Put your watering schedule to the test with the watering calculator.


Checklist4 things that you can do to make every minute

of outdoor watering count!


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#1 Check and adjust your sprinkler system

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#2 Upgrade to a Smart Timer 

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#3 Convert your spray system to drip irrigation.

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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 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 1 week.
  • Watering between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. and 48 hours after rain events.

Recommended Watering Days:

  • Residents are encouraged to water 1 day per week in the winter (Nov – March).Flowers
  • Residents are encouraged to water 3 days per week in the summer (Apr – Oct).
  • Use the watering calculator for lawn and shrub areas – times apply per irrigation zone.

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, or sites using recycled water.

Remember:

Before you turn the water up this season, check your system for broken heads or unnecessary runoff.