Rule 40C-2.042(2), of the Florida Administrative Code has been adopted as part of the irrigation ordinance of the City of Winter Springs. The rule puts into effect mandatory watering restrictions as follows:

Time of year

Homes with odd numbered or no addresses

Homes with even numbered addresses

Nonresidential properties

Daylight saving time

Wednesday/Saturday

Thursday/Sunday

Tuesday/Friday

Eastern Standard Time

Saturday

Sunday

Tuesday

  • Daylight saving time: Second Sunday in March until the first Sunday in November
  • Eastern Standard Time: First Sunday in November until the second Sunday in March
  • An odd numbered address is one that ends in 1, 3, 5, 7 or 9.
  • An even numbered address is one that ends in 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8.
  • Water only when needed and not between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Water for no more than one hour per zone.
  • Restrictions apply to private wells and pumps, ground or surface water and water from public and private utilities.
  • Some exceptions apply.

These rules apply if you are using potable water or a private well for irrigation. If you have reclaimed water for irrigation, then you may water two days per week year round.

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