ONCE A WEEK WATERING RESTRICTIONS NOW IN EFFECT FOR ST. PETERSBURG WATER CUSTOMERS
ST. PETERSBURG, FL (MAY 10, 2012) - Due to many factors, including a below-average rainfall and a dry spring season, a Severe Water Shortage has been declared by the Executive Director of the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD). The Emergency Order (# 2012-005) will remain in effect through July 31, 2012, unless extended or rescinded by the SWFWMD Governing Board or Executive Director. The Water Shortage Order applies to properties watering with potable (city) water, water from private wells, or private connections to surface water sources (lakes, ponds, etc.).
The restrictions detailed below are for St. Petersburg water customers located within city limits only. If you live outside city limits or receive your water bill from another entity, please check with your municipality, Pinellas County, or the SWFWMD for current water restrictions in your area.
Irrigation of established lawns and landscapes is now restricted to once a week for all water sources except reclaimed water.
Addresses ending in an even number, or the letters A through M, may irrigate on Saturday only
Addresses ending in an odd number, or the letters N through Z, may irrigate on Sunday only
Watering hours are from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. and/or 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Learn more at: http://www.stpete.org/water/watering_restrictions.asp