Daylight Savings Time Watering Restrictions

Posted on: 3/12/2021 9:46:45 AM

Eastern Standard Time ends this weekend and Seminole County Government
returns to Daylight Savings Time Water Restrictions on Sunday March 14th,
2021. The following applies from March 14th, 2021 to November 7th,

  • Residential customers with odd street addresses may
    irrigate on Wednesday and Saturday.
  • Residential customers with even street addresses may
    irrigate on Thursday and Sunday.
  • Non-residential customers may irrigate on Tuesday and
  • Reclaimed water customers may irrigate two (2) times
    per week year round.
  • If you own an automatic lawn sprinkler system, you must
    have a rain sensor or switch installed to override the system when
    adequate rainfall occurs.

Absolutely, NO watering permitted between 10 A.M. TO 4 P.M. on ANYDAY

These restrictions are mandatory in Seminole County and include those on
private wells or lakes etc.

  • Irrigation may be done at any time with a hand held
    hose provided it is fitted with an automatic shutoff nozzle.  This
    applies to all sources of irrigation water.
  • If you are replacing sod and need to irrigate more than
    the restrictions allow, you must fax, mail, email or deliver your current
    receipt for sod to the address below.  After receiving the receipt
    for sod or landscape material, you may be given a waiver to irrigate for
    an additional 30 days from date on the receipt.

Environmental Services Department

Water Conservation Section

500 W. Lake Mary Blvd.

Sanford, FL. 32773

Environmental Services fax number:  407-665-2002



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