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Required Year Round Water Conservation Measures

Private Residences and Commercial Landscape

Addresses Ending in 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8 may only irrigate on Thursday and/or Sunday

Addresses Ending in 1, 3, 5, 7 or 9 may only irrigate on Wednesday and/or Saturday

All locations without a discernible address (such as common areas and subdivision entry ways) may only irrigate on Tuesday and/or Friday 

Rules to Follow

  • The two day a week schedule below must be followed.    
  • Watering is allowed before 10 am or after 4 pm (But not both).
  • Variances are available, through the Southwest Florida Water Management District, if a property proposes an alternate irrigation plan (such as splitting a large property into two pieces and assigning a different day to each piece). Click Here To Download An Application
  • Hand watering (with automatic shut-off device) or micro-irrigation of non-lawn landscaping is not currently restricted by day or times. 
  • Spot treatment by hand watering of affected sod is allowed any day.
  • These restrictions apply to private residences and to commercial landscape.

All Water Uses

On July 1, 2010 the City of Lakeland returned to the Year Round Water Conservation Measures set forth by the Southwest Florida Water Management District Rule 40D-22.

These restrictions apply to the use of water from public and private water utilities as well as the use of all wells and surface water sources (ponds, rivers, etc.).    

This internet posting is only a summary. All water users should review Year Round Water Conservation Measures outlined in Rule 40D-22 of the Southwest Florida Water Management District for complete details; this items is available electronically and in printable form online (Click Here).

For Additional Information

City of Lakeland Water Uilities
(863) 834-8316
or:

The Southwest Florida Water Management District has a toll-free line (1-800-848-0499) to provide answers to questions about water restrictions.

Information on water conservation is also available on the district's web site (Southwest Florida Water Management District Site).