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SNWA’s mandatory fall watering schedule in effect

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Updated: 9/03/2014 10:03 am
The Southern Nevada Water Authority reminds residents and businesses that the fall watering schedule is now in effect through Oct. 31.

The seasonal schedule limits both turf and drip irrigation to three specific days per week, according to each customer’s assigned watering group. Watering days for residents and businesses in watering groups A, C and E are Monday, Wednesday and Friday; those in watering groups B, D and F may water on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Sprinkler watering is prohibited on Sunday.

Time-of-day watering restrictions also are in effect until Oct. 1, meaning that sprinkler watering is prohibited from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sprinkler watering during restricted hours or on days other than those assigned to your group is considered water waste, which may result in a water-waste fee.

If you notice dry spots in your landscape, the SNWA recommends hand-watering areas, which is allowed any time. The SNWA also suggests spacing watering times one hour apart to avoid wasteful runoff and allow the water to absorb into the soil.

Customers can visit snwa.com to look up assigned watering days, get information on seasonal watering restrictions, and learn recommended run times for irrigation systems. To receive a free landscape-watering schedule, call the Conservation Helpline at 258-SAVE or visit snwa.com.

The SNWA is a regional entity that manages water conservation, water quality and water resource issues for Southern Nevada. Its members include: the Big Bend Water District (Laughlin); the cities of Boulder City, Henderson, Las Vegas and North Las Vegas; the Clark County Sanitation District; and the Las Vegas Valley Water District.
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