Palm Coast Irrigation Restrictions for Daylight Savings Time
FlaglerLive | March 7, 2013
The Palm Coast City Council has adopted a landscape irrigation policy for Daylight Savings Time, aligning with the restrictions issued by the St. Johns River Water Management District. From Sunday, March 10, through Nov. 3, 2013, residential and non-residential or comemrcial and business consumers may water lawns and shrubs according to the following provisions:
1 – Irrigation is limited to twice a week.
2 – Odd-numbered residential addresses irrigate on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
3 – Even-numbered residential addresses irrigate on Thursdays and Sundays.
4 – Non-residential (businesses) irrigate on Tuesdays and Fridays.
5 – For users of private irrigation wells, irrigation is allowed anytime except between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on your designated day.
6 – For users of the City’s water system, irrigation is allowed only between midnight and 10 a.m. on your designated day.
7 – Irrigation is limited to ¾ inch of water per irrigation zone and to no more than one hour per irrigation zone.
8 – Hand-held hoses equipped with automatic shut-off nozzles are allowed at any times, as are drip systems or bubblers.
9 – When reclaimed water is available for irrigation use, the use of private irrigation wells is not authorized.
These restrictions apply to water withdrawn from ground or surface water, from a public or private well or pump or from a public or private water utility. They do not apply to irrigation using reclaimed water or storm water. Restrictions and exceptions can be found on the Palm Coast website.