Crandall Introduces Weekly Watering Plan

The City of Crandall has announced that local residents will be allowed to water their lawns once a week effective on Sept. 1. The City will continue to adhere to the Stage 3 Water Conservation and Drought Plan.

The following restrictions are effective from Sept. 1 to Oct. 31:

• Residential and business customers of landscaped areas with sprinkler or irrigation system shall be limited to water once per week on the following days:water-sprinkler_opt

– If your address ends in an odd number (1, 3, 5, 7, 9) your day to water is Tuesday between 6:00 PM and 6:00 AM.
– If your address ends in an even number (0, 2, 4, 6, 8) your day to water is Thursday between 6:00 PM and 6:00 AM.

• Prohibit washing or rinsing of vehicles by hose except with a hose end cutoff nozzle.

• Use of fire hydrants shall be limited to fire fighting or permitted construction purposes.

• Irrigation for golf course shall be limited to the water sources from reclaimed water and sources other than the public water supply.

• Operation of ornamental fountains for aesthetic purposes is prohibited except where it is equipped with a re-circulation system.

• The following uses of water are defined as non-essential and prohibited:

– Washing down of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, building or structures other than fire protection, or dust control.

• Exceptions are as follow: Foundations, new landscaping, new plantings (first year) of shrubs, and trees may be watered for up to 2 hours, on any day, using a handheld hose, soaker hose, or a drip irrigation system. Properly functioning ET/Smart irrigation system. Landscapes associated with new construction may be watered as necessary for 30 days from the date of the certificate of occupancy, temporary certificate of occupancy, or certificate of completion.

Source: City of Crandall