Irrigation Rules & Tips for Water Conservation

Irrigation Rules

The following applies to both potable and reclaimed water customers:

  • No irrigation shall occur between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • No more than 3/4 inch of water may be applied per irrigation zone on each day that irrigation occurs.
  • In no event shall irrigation occur for more than 1 hour per irrigation zone on each day that irrigation occurs.
  • All landscape irrigation shall be limited to the amount necessary for the landscape needs.
  • Rain sensor are required on all automatic irrigation systems.
  • Irrigation using a micro-spray, micro-jet, drip or bubbler irrigation system is allowed anytime.
  • Watering in of chemicals including insecticides, pesticides, fertilizers, fungicides and herbicides when required by law or the manufacturer is allowed on any day within 24 hours of application.
  • Irrigation systems may be operated at any time of day on any day for maintenance and repair purposes not to exceed 20 minutes per zone.
  • Irrigation is allowed at any time with a hand held garden hose that is equipped with an automatic shut-off nozzle.
  • New landscapes are allowed to irrigate on any day for one 30-day period. The irrigation must be limited to only the area where the new landscaping is installed.

Additional Information

To report new sod or for questions regarding the water restrictions please contact the Public Services Department at 407-703-1731.

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