Lawn watering restricted to once a week


For Immediate Release: June 5, 2017
Contact: Jan Thornburg, Sr. Communications Manager  941-954-2613

Sarasota, FL: The Southwest Florida Water Management District has imposed new water restrictions, limiting lawn watering to once a week.

In the City of Sarasota, the following new rules apply:

  • EVEN number addresses: may water on Tuesdays before 8 a.m. or after 6 p.m.
  • ODD number addresses may water on Thursdays before 8 a.m. or after 6 p.m.

Hand watering of plants can be done at any time.

The new restrictions are effective at least until August 1.

For more details, please visit the SWFWMD website.

For questions about lawn watering in the Sarasota city limits, contact Gerald Boyce, Utilities General Manager: 9412-365-2200 ext. 6104.


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