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Mandating drip irrigation

All Water Customers Irrigation of landscaped areas with hose-end sprinklers or automatic irrigation sys¬tems is limited to no more than twice per week according to the MANDATORY schedule. Drip irrigation, soaker hoses and hand watering are allowed on any day and at any time.

All water providers in Texas are working very hard to ensure we have enough water for the future, but we must use existing supplies efficiently before additional sources are likely to be built.

Aggressive water conservation efforts are critical to demonstrate that our region is using existing resources responsibly.

Those customers with addresses ending in an odd number (1, 3, 5, 7 or 9) are only allowed to water on Saturdays and Wednesdays. These restrictions apply to automatic or in-ground irrigation systems and hose-end sprinklers only. A: Personal and community vegetable gardens are allowed to water any day with drip irrigation, soaker hoses or hand watering.

Residents or businesses without a street number on their address may only water on Sundays and Thursdays. Drip irrigation, soaker hoses and hand watering are permitted on any day. A: Watering with these more efficient methods is not encouraged between 10 a.m. Experts agree these are the best ways to water for healthy vegetable gardens.

Properties with multiple addresses (duplexes, apartment complexes or office parks) must base their watering day on the last digit of the lowest address number. Q: Can I use drip irrigation, a soaker hose or hand water between 10 a.m. Q: I’m not using Dallas water on my landscape, does the watering schedule apply to me?

A: Residents or businesses using non-potable water for irrigation (rainwater, well water or grey water) are not required to follow the watering schedule.

A: Water is a critical issue in the state of Texas.