Irrigation rules change on Sunday

St. Johns County reminds Historic City News readers that landscape irrigation rules will change on Sunday, March 13th when residents set their clocks forward for daylight savings time.

St. Johns County’s watering restrictions, which mirror those set by the St. Johns River Water Management District, are designed to ensure the efficient use of water for irrigation.

Residents are reminded to water only when needed and not between 10 am and 4 pm.

Residents are also asked to water for no more than one hour per zone.

Starting Sunday, residents living in odd number homes, or homes without an address, will be allowed to use water for landscape irrigation on Wednesday’s and Saturday’s.

Even number homes will be allowed to use water for landscape irrigation on Thursday’s and Sunday’s.

Non-residential property will be allowed to use water for landscape irrigation on Tuesday’s and Friday’s.

For a complete list of water restrictions, exceptions, limitations and requirements, go to http://www.sjcfl.us/ProtectOurWater/Watering.aspx.

If you witness a violation of the St. Johns County landscape irrigation rules; you can file a report by either calling Code Enforcement at (904) 209-0734, or online using the PRIDE system at www.sjcfl.us/PRIDE.

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