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Clearwater, Florida -- Starting Aug. 1, the Southwest Florida Water Management District's Governing Board is ending the Phase II Severe Water Shortage Order.

Pinellas County Utilities customers using potable, well, lake, or pond water may continue to irrigate their lawns on two authorized watering days per week according to the schedule below:

  • Addresses ending in an even number (0, 2, 4, 6, 8): Thursday and/or Sunday
  • Addresses ending in an odd number (1, 3, 5, 7, 9): Wednesday and/or Saturday
  • Addresses with mixed or no addresses, such as common areas associated with a residential subdivision: Tuesday and/or Friday
  • Properties two acres or greater in size may water half on Thursday and/or Sunday and may water the remaining half on Wednesday and/or Saturday
  • Prohibited lawn irrigation between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Prohibited lawn irrigation on Monday

Previously restricted water-use activities such as using sprinkler-like devices, wading pools, water slides, etc. for recreational purposes are no longer restricted.

New lawns and landscaping must follow a 60-day establishment period irrigation schedule. Visit Pinellas County Utilities website for schedule details at www.pinellascounty.org/utilities/water-restrict.htm.

As a reminder, Pinellas County Utilities reclaimed water customers north of Curlew Road are still experiencing reduced reclaimed water availability with the system shut down on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays. North county reclaimed water customers are authorized to irrigate two days per week according to the schedule below:

  • Addresses ending in an even number (0, 2, 4, 6, 8): Tuesday and Saturday
  • Addresses ending in an odd number (1, 3, 5, 7, 9): Wednesday and Sunday
  • Addresses with mixed or no addresses, such as common areas associated with a residential subdivision: Wednesday and Sunday
  • Prohibited lawn irrigation between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Prohibited lawn irrigation on Monday

This schedule is in effect until storage levels recover and the system can return to full capacity. For more information, visit http://www.pinellascounty.org/utilities/reclaim-irrigation.htm.

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