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Mandatory Irrigation Restrictions

 

Year-round irrigation restrictions are mandatory in Broward County for all cities

 
In general, NO watering of lawns and landscapes is allowed on Monday, Tuesday, and Fridays.  Residences and businesses with an odd-numbered street address may water lawns and landscapes on Wednesdays and/or Saturdays, only before 10:00 a.m. or after 4:00 p.m. 


Residences and businesses with an even-numbered street address, no street address, or those who irrigate both even and odd addresses within the same zones, which may include multi-family units and homeowners’ associations, may water lawns and landscapes on Thursdays and/or Sundays, only before 10:00 a.m. or after 4:00 p.m.

Residences and businesses that use reclaimed water for irrigation are allowed to water any day only before 10 a.m. or after 4:00 p.m. Special exceptions may also apply if using a smart irrigation controller with soil moisture sensor​ for more than 50% of a zone.


Established Landscaping (older than 90 days) - watering allowed only before 10 am or after 4 pm 

SU​N MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
even NO NO odd even NO odd


New Landscaping (up to 90 days old) - watering allowed only before 10 am or after 4 pm 

SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
 <30
DAYS
yes ​ yes yes yes yes no yes
 30 TO
90 DAYS
no  yes no yes yes no yes

 

Additional Information about Outdoor Water Conservation

Report a violation ​
Year-round landscape irrigation measures  -  Broward County Code of Ordinances
Mandatory Year-Round Landscape Irrigation Conservation Measures​  -  Rules of the South Florida Water Management District (pdf 130kb)

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