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Posted on: April 29, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Summer Water Restrictions In Effect Starting May 1

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A reminder that the use of sprinklers is prohibited between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily.

Irrigation restrictions comply with state regulations and help enhance water conservation and environmental stewardship.

  • Lawn watering is only permitted before 11 a.m. and after 6 p.m. each day between May 1 and September 30. Lawn watering refers to in-ground irrigation systems, mechanical sprinklers, and unattended hoses. 
  • These restrictions do not apply to hand watering (hose must be attended) of plants, children's water toys when in use by children, and non-irrigation water use such as vehicle washing. 
  • Alternate sources for irrigation such as private wells or water from lakes and ponds are subject to the same lawn watering restrictions as users of the municipal water supply. 
  • New sod laid and trees planted in the calendar year are exempt. 
  • Additional water restrictions may be implemented if necessary to maintain normal domestic and fire flow requirements. 

Did you know daily watering can be harmful to your lawn? Click here for helpful lawn irrigation tips.

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