Watering Regulations


Please note: Hand watering of all landscape plant materials and vegetable plantings, excluding lawns, is permitted, except in Stage 4.”

Stage 1 Watering Regulations are currently in effect.


Stage 1 Watering Regulations



  • Sprinkling is only permitted at residential, commercial, and other non-agricultural properties as follows
    • Even numbered addresses: Watering is only permitted on even calendar days
    • Odd numbered addresses: Watering is only permitted on odd calendar days
  • Automatically Controlled Underground Sprinkling Systems (residential and commercial):
    • Properties equipped with an automated time clock sprinkler system may only sprinkle between the hours of 12 to 6 a.m. on the days permitted by the sprinkling regulations as described above
  • Manually Controlled Sprinklers (Residential & Commercial):
    • Properties equipped with only manually controlled sprinkling systems, including those attached to outside taps, may only operate from 6 to 11 a.m. and from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. on the days permitted by the sprinkling regulations as described above
    • Sprinkling is not permitted between the hours of 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. during any day at any time of the year
    • Only one ½ inch diameter outlet (outside tap) may be used at any time for sprinkling, and further, it is not permissible to use an open pipe or hose for irrigating purposes
  • Under certain situations, such as drought conditions, protection of works and the efficiency of the system as a whole, and whereby determined by the municipality, additional stages for regulations may be imposed, and are in effect until determined by the municipality

Make Water Work
Stage 2 Watering Regulations

  • Sprinkling is only permitted at residential, commercial, and other non-agricultural properties as follows:
    • Even numbered addresses: watering is only permitted on Saturdays and Tuesdays
    • Odd numbered addresses: watering is only permitted on Sundays and Wednesdays
  • Automatically Controlled Underground Sprinkling Systems (residential and commercial):
    • Properties equipped with an automated time clock sprinkler system may only sprinkle between the hours of 12 to 6 a.m. on the days permitted by the sprinkling regulations as described above
  • Manually Controlled Sprinklers (residential and commercial):
    • Properties equipped with only manually controlled sprinkling systems, including those attached to outside taps, may only operate from 6 to 11 a.m. and from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. on the days permitted by the sprinkling regulations as described above
Stage 3 Watering Regulations

  • Sprinkling is only permitted at residential, commercial, and other non-agricultural properties as follows:
    • Even numbered addresses: watering is only permitted on Saturdays
    • Odd numbered addresses: watering is only permitted on Sundays
  • Automatically Controlled Underground Sprinkling Systems (residential and commercial):
    • Properties equipped with an automated time clock sprinkler system may only sprinkle between the hours of 12:00 Midnight to 6:00 a.m. on the day permitted by the sprinkling regulations as described above
  • Manually Controlled Sprinklers (Residential & Commercial):
    • Properties equipped with only manually controlled sprinkling systems, including those attached to outside taps, may only operate from 6 to 11 a.m. and from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. on the day permitted by the sprinkling regulations as described above
  • No filling of swimming pools, hot tubs, garden ponds or decorative fountains at any time
  • No washing of vehicles, boats, bikes - motorized or otherwise, RVs or ATVs
  • No washing of sidewalks, driveways, patios, or eaves
Stage 4 Watering Regulations

  • No watering outdoors for any purpose.