Watering Restrictions

Schedule and Restrictions By County:

City of Tampa

“Emergency once-per-week irrigation days are in effect March 13. Tampa Water Department customers are asked to use water efficiently and regularly check their irrigation systems for leaks or other water waste.”

To learn your designated watering day and other restrictions, CLICK HERE.

Hillsborough County

“As of March 13, 2013 outdoor water use for irrigation of established lawns and landscaping is restricted to a single day per week according to a property’s address.  Irrigation must be accomplished prior to 8 a.m. or after 6 p.m. Any one zone of a property may only be watered once during the allowable day, NOT both in the morning and evening. The rules apply to all sources of water, including private wells and surface water.”

For the prescribed days according to address and other watering restrictions for Hillsborough County, CLICK HERE.

 Hernando County

“Although the one-day-per-week watering restrictions put into place by the Southwest Florida Water Management District Governing Board [has expired], Hernando County’s one-day-per-week restriction remains in place. Maintaining the once-per-week practice is part of the County’s conservation efforts in protecting Hernando County’s natural water systems,” said Susan Goebel-Canning, Environmental Services Director for Hernando County.

For more information about which day your address may water, CLICK HERE. (*NOTE: This link will take you to Hernando County’s media release from July 2012. This is the most recent information concerning water restrictions in Hernando County)

Pasco County

“Effective March 13, 2013 Pasco County is under a Phase III extreme water shortage order until July 31, 2013. Pasco County will remain on the one-day-a-week lawn watering restrictions by local ordinance. (Reclaimed water customers still remain on the twice a week schedule.)Customers are encouraged to use water efficiently.Watering restrictions vary depending on your water source.”

For more information and to view watering restrictions for your source in Pasco County, CLICK HERE.