St. Pete restricts watering | News
St. Petersburg, FL -- Due to many factors, including a below-average rainfall and a dry spring season, the Executive Director of the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) has declared a Severe Water Shortage.
The Water Shortage Order applies to properties watering with potable (city) water, water from private wells, or private connections to surface water sources (lakes, ponds, etc.).
These restrictions are for St. Petersburg water customers located within city limits only:
- Irrigation of established lawns and landscapes is now restricted to once a week for all water sources except reclaimed water.
- Addresses ending in an even number, or the letters A through M, may irrigate on Saturday only.
- Addresses ending in an odd number, or the letters N through Z, may irrigate on Sunday only.
- Watering hours are from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. and/or 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
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