Follow these Watering Restrictions and Watering Schedule
The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) lifted water shortage restrictions effective July 1, 2010.The City’s new watering schedule allows lawn watering two days per week, not between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Reclaimed water can be used on any day, not between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.This schedule remains in effect until further notice.
Homeowners may water their lawns two days per week:
If your address (house number) ends in…
…Even numbers, water on Wednesday and Saturday
…Odd numbers, water on Thursday and Sunday
…Letters “A” through “M,” water on Wednesday and Saturday
…Letters “N” through “Z,” water on Thursday and Sunday
…Mixed or no address, water on Thursday and Sunday
The current watering restrictions remain in effect until further notice for use of water from public and private utilities, wells, lakes, ponds, or any source except reclaimed. All observed violations will be issued a citation.
All locations that use reclaimed resources to water lawns may do so on any day, not between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. (During times of drought or as dictated by SWFWMD, these hours might be subject to change.) All observed violations will be issued a citation.
The watering schedule for new construction and lawn replacement (sod, plugs, seeds, and other turf grass material) is for a 60-day period, and not between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.:
- Days 1 – 30, any day of the week; and
- Days 31 – 60, three days per week:
- Even-numbered addresses (or letters A-M) on Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday.
- Odd-numbered addresses (or letters N-Z), mixed, or no street address on Wednesday/Friday/Sunday.
According to the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD), the current watering restrictions remain in effect until further notice. All observed violations will be issued a citation.
There currently are no restrictions for use of fountains, waterfalls, and fish ponds.
Car Washing is not restricted; however, a shut-off nozzle should be used.
Pressure Washing is not restricted; however, if applicable, a shut-off nozzle should be used.
Fertilizers, insecticides, fungicides, and herbicides may be watered in as needed.
Hand Watering, low-volume irrigation devices, or drip tubing may be used any day at any time.
Restaurants may serve water at will.
To Learn More About Watering Restrictions in Clearwater
Public Utilities Department
City of Clearwater
1650 N. Arcturas Avenue Building #C
Clearwater, FL 33765-1945
Office open Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
To Report a Possible Violation
To Contact SWFWMD
Water Restriction Hotline
(800) 848-0499 (Florida only)
(800) 423-1476, ext. 4498 (Florida only) or (352) 796-7211, ext. 4498
Demand Management Section/RPM
Southwest Florida Water Management District
2379 Broad Street
Brooksville, FL 34604-6899
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January 26th ,February 23rd ,March 30th ,April 27th ,May 25th ,June 29th ,July 27th ,August 31st September 28th ,October 26th ,November 30th and December 28th.
Clearwater residents, with proof of residency (a copy of your utility bill), may bring up to six unwanted electronics to the recycling drop‐off center at 1701 N. Hercules Ave. for free disposal.
Electronics accepted are: Camcorders, cameras, cassette players, CD players, cell phones, computers and computer accessories, DVD players, fax machines, microwave ovens, photocopiers, radios, scanners, stereos, TVs and VCRs. Please help Clearwater become a greener city by disposing of your electronic waste properly. If you have any questions, please call Solid Waste/ Recycling at (727) 562‐4933.
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