New Watering Rules for Weston, Broward and South Florida

Posted on March 14th, 2010 by Holly & Bob Catania

Posted In: Life in Weston

Under South Florida’s new watering rules:

*In Broward and Miami-Dade counties, residents and businesses with odd-numbered addresses can water on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Those with even-numbered addresses can water on Thursdays and Sundays.

*In Palm Beach County, residents and businesses with odd-numbered addresses can water on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Those with even-numbered addresses can water on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

*Watering is allowed before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. on the permitted days.

*Emergency, once-a-week watering restrictions remain in place for Lake Worth and Hallandale Beach, where drinking water well fields remain at risk of saltwater seepage. Odd-numbered addresses can water on Mondays and even-numbered addresses can water on Thursdays, with watering allowed between either 4 a.m. to 8 p.m. or 4 to 8 p.m.

*Irrigation using treated wastewater or low-volume methods — including micro-irrigation, container watering and hand watering using a hose and automatic nozzle — is not limited under the new restrictions.

*New lawns and other landscaping can be watered beyond the permitted days for up to 90 days.


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