Watering Guide

July Smart Irrigation Month


Smart irrigation equals less water wasted!

DIY Resources

Checklist


3 things that you can do to make 

every minute of outdoor watering count.

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Upgrade to a Smart Timer 

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Convert your spray system to drip irrigation. 

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Upgrade your spray heads and nozzles to pressure regulated high efficiency models. 

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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.