District Tightens Water Restrictions throughout 16-County Region

This is the driest dry season in the past 103 years.

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StartFragmentUnder the new water shortage order, lawn watering is reduced to once-per-week and allowable watering hours also are reduced. Micro-irrigation and hand watering of non-lawn areas are still allowed any day, if needed. Additionally, there are now limits on car washing and homeowners’ associations may not enforce any deed restrictions which could cause an increase in water use. The restrictions will remain in effect through August 1, 2017. Additional details regarding the watering of new lawns and plants, reclaimed water and other water uses can be found at WaterMatters.org.

Your watering days are still once a week, before 8:00 am and after 6:00 pm:

Watering Days and Times

Irrigation of established lawns and landscaping is authorized for one day per week per Pasco County, Florida, Code of Ordinances, Part I, Chapter 62, Article II, Division 3

If your house number ends in: Then you may water on: Morning Hours Evening Hours

0 or 1 Monday 12:01 am - 8:00 am 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm

2 or 3 Tuesday 12:01 am - 8:00 am 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm

4 or 5 Wednesday 12:01 am - 8:00 am 6:00 pm - 11:59 p

6 or 7 Thursday 12:01 am - 8:00 am 6:00 pm - 11:59 p

8 or 9 Friday 12:01 am - 8:00 am 6:00 pm - 11:59 p

Mixed or No Address Friday 12:01 am - 8:00 am 6:00 pm - 11:59 p

Non-Watering Days Saturday and Sunday NONE NONE

Irrigation is prohibited between the hours of 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.

More information can be found on Pasco County's website.

Full article here.

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