Spring and Summer Irrigation Restrictions Begin April 1

Start Date: April 01, 2018, 12:00 AM
End Date: September 30, 2018, 11:59 PM

The City’s spring and summer irrigation restrictions become effective on April 1st each year and continue through September 30th.  The specific restrictions associated with this time period include:

Spring & Summer Restrictions - April 1st thru September 30th

  • Irrigate less than 1.5 inches per zone per week
  • On your scheduled watering days, irrigation is allowed from midnight to 10:00 a.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to midnight.
  • No irrigation is allowed between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Other year-round restrictions outlined in the City’s Water Use Management Plan ordinance, include:

Irrigation Schedules

  • Irrigate landscape only during two assigned days per week year-round
  • Irrigation schedules are based on the last digit of the house address:
    • Addresses ending in 0, 3, 4, or 9 – Monday and Thursday
    • Addresses ending in 1, 5, or 6 - Tuesday and Friday
    • Addresses ending in 2, 7, or 8 – Wednesday & Saturday

Other Year-Round Restrictions

  • Irrigate only when temperatures are above 35 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Irrigate landscape without runoff
  • Do not irrigate during precipitation events
  • Hand watering is allowed any time of day and on any day of the week

The City of Lubbock commends its customers for significant amount of water that has been conserved over the past decade.  We asks that all residents and businesses continue to be considerate and efficient with their water usage in an effort to conserve water and reduce overall demand so we can preserve our water supplies for many decades to come.  Effective water conservation is a long-term continuous effort. 

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