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A look at water restrictions around the country*


In Southwest Florida, year-round conservation measures limiting lawn watering to twice per week, except where stricter local regulations exist, continue in all or portions of 16 counties. Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties have shorter watering periods than the rest.
http://swfwmd.state.fl.us/conservation/restrictions

Central Florida and Miami/Dade County have similar restrictions.
http://www.occonservewater.net/regulations/est-watering-guidelines
http://www.miamidade.gov/waterconservation/water-restrictions.asp

Watering lawns in San Antonio with an irrigation system, sprinkler or soaker hose on weekends is prohibited and allowed only once Monday through Friday on a day designated by individual street addresses.
http://saws.org/latest_news/NewsDrill.cfm?news_id=966

From May 1 to Oct. 1, watering in Denver is limited to three times a week. Fines can also be issued for a number of wasteful practices.
http://denverwater.org/Conservation/WaterUseRulesRegulations/SummerWateringRules/

In the first of its kind, California officials approved statewide emergency water restrictions affecting lawn watering, car washing, driveway and sidewalk cleaning.
http://www.swrcb.ca.gov/press_room/press_releases/2014/pr071514.pdf

For all Oklahoma City residential and commercial water customers, mandatory odd/even watering remains in effect. Two-day-a-week watering will be triggered when the supply hits 50 percent or less.
http://www.okc.gov/watering/

Irrigation of landscaped areas with hose-end sprinklers or automatic irrigation systems in Dallas is limited to no more than twice per week defined by a mandatory schedule. No watering is allowed on Mondays, Tuesdays or Fridays.
http://savedallaswater.com/twice-weekly-watering-schedule/

*All restrictions also have designated hours







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