City of Lubbock: Spring and summer irrigation restrictions begin April 1 | KLBK | KAMC

LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — Here is a press release from the City of Lubbock:

The City’s annual spring and summer irrigation restrictions come into effect on Friday, April 1 and continue through September 30.

Watering days and times

• Water the landscape only on two assigned days per week year-round

• Irrigation schedules are based on the last digit of the house address:

Addresses ending in 0, 3, 4 or 9 – Monday and Thursday

Addresses ending in 1, 5 or 6 – Tuesday and Friday

Addresses ending in 2, 7 or 8 – Wednesday and Saturday

  • On scheduled watering days, watering is permitted from midnight to 10:00 a.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to midnight.
  • Irrigate less than 1.5 inches per area per week

Other Year-Round Restrictions

• Water only when temperatures are above 35 degrees Fahrenheit

• Water the landscape without runoff

• Do not irrigate during rainfall events

• Watering by hand is authorized at any time of the day and every day of the week

“Our citizens can make a difference by conserving our precious water supplies, which will save every customer money in the long run by delaying costly new water supply projects,” said Aubrey Spear, Director water services.

The City of Lubbock commends its customers for the significant amount of water that has been conserved over the past decade. We ask all residents and businesses to continue to be considerate and efficient with their water use with the goal of conserving water and reducing overall demand so that we can preserve our water supplies for many decades to come. to come. Effective water conservation is an ongoing, long-term effort. For more information on water restrictions, visit www.mylubbock.us/irrigation.

(City of Lubbock press release)