Non-Drought Outdoor Water Use Schedule - Effective August 8, 2013 These restrictions are consistent with the The Georgia Water Stewardship Act (June 2010) Daily Watering For planting, growing, managing, or maintaining ground cover, trees, or shrubs, the best time to water is between 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m.
Outdoor Water Uses You can use water outdoors any time for:
Drip or soaker hose irrigation
Hand watering with a hose with an automatic cut-off or with a handheld container
Installation, maintenance, or calibration of irrigation systems
Irrigation of athletic fields, golf courses, or public turf grass recreational areas
Irrigation of horticultural crops held for sale, resale, or installation
Watering new and replanted plants or seeds
Watering personal food gardens
Odd / Even Watering Schedule Outdoor water use for any purposes other than watering plants, such as power washing or washing cars, is still restricted to the current odd / even watering schedule:
Even-numbered addresses or unnumbered address on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays
Odd-numbered address on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sunday
Learn More If you have any questions regarding outdoor water use, please call the Athens-Clarke County Water Conservation Office at 706-613-3729.