OAK, FLA, Mar 8, 2018 – On, Sunday, March 11, 2018, the Suwannee River Water
Management District (District) will spring forward with daylight saving time.
addition to the time change, residents and businesses within the District are
reminded to shift current lawn and irrigation measures.
lawn and landscape irrigation measures are a statewide effort among all five of
the water management districts. During daylight saving time residents and
commercial properties are permitted to water twice per week.
hours of irrigation are between 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. Watering during any
other time is prohibited. Non-residential properties may water on Tuesdays and
Fridays. Residential properties having even numbered addresses or addresses
ending with letters A-M may water on Thursday and Sunday. Residential
properties having odd numbered addresses or addresses ending in with letters
N-Z may water on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Time Of Year
Residences: Odd Numbered
Address or No Address
Residences: Even Numbered
Daylight Savings Time
Wednesday & Saturday
Thursday and Saturday
Tuesday and Friday
The District encourages residents and commercial entities to
practice Florida Friendly Landscaping methods. Examples of Florida Friendly
Landscaping methods include collecting rainwater, reducing storm water runoff
and planting Florida native vegetation. Incorporating these and other steps may
significantly reduce the need to irrigate.
more information on irrigation and Florida Friendly landscaping, visit
and look for “Water Conservation” under the “Water Resources” tab.
The mission of the Suwannee River Water Management District is to
protect and manage water resources using science-based solutions to support
natural systems and the needs of the public. The District holds true to
the belief of water for nature, water for people.
Headquartered in Live Oak,
Florida, the District serves 15 surrounding north-central Florida counties.
more information about the District, visit www.mysuwanneeriver.com
or follow us on Facebook and Twitter, search SRWMD.