City Of Palm Coast Announces Water Restrictions For Daylight Savings Time

By on March 5, 2018 in Community Stories

Palm Coast, FL – It’s almost time to change your clocks – to “spring forward” an hour to Daylight Saving Time. The City of Palm Coast has a landscape irrigation policy for Daylight Saving Time that aligns with watering restrictions issued by the St. Johns River Water Management District.

The City would like to remind residents that from Sunday, March 11, through Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, residential and non-residential (business) customers may water lawns and shrubs according to the following provisions:

1 – Irrigation is limited to twice a week

2 – Odd-numbered residential addresses irrigate on Wednesdays and Saturdays

3 – Even-numbered residential addresses irrigate on Thursdays and Sundays

4 – Non-residential (businesses) irrigate on Tuesdays and Fridays

5 – For users of private irrigation wells, irrigation is allowed anytime except between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on your designated day

6 – For users of the City’s water system, irrigation is allowed only between midnight and 10 a.m. on your designated day

7 – Irrigation is limited to ¾ inch of water per irrigation zone and to no more than one hour per irrigation zone

8 – Hand-held hoses equipped with automatic shut-off nozzles and drip systems/bubblers are allowed at any time

9 – When reclaimed water is available for irrigation use, the use of private irrigation wells is not authorized

These restrictions apply to water withdrawn from ground or surface water, from a public or private well or pump or from a public or private water utility. They do not apply to irrigation using reclaimed water or stormwater. Restrictions and exceptions can be found on the City of Palm Coast website at www.palmcoastgov.com (search for “watering restrictions”).

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Copyright Southern Stone Communications 2018

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