Water-Related News

Time change serves as a reminder to check your irrigation timer and system

When residents set their clocks back one hour this weekend, the Southwest Florida Water Management District would like them to also check the timers on their irrigation system controllers. All 16 counties within the District are under one-day-per-week lawn watering restrictions. Unless your city or county already has stricter hours in effect, residents may only water before 8 a.m. or after 6 p.m. In addition to checking your irrigation timer, it is also a good time to inspect your irrigation system For additional information about water restrictions, water conservation and the drought, please visit the District's web site at the link below. www.watermatters.org/drought/