City urges residents to follow two-day watering schedule

The city of Georgetown has established a two-day watering schedule for residents to follow. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)
The city of Georgetown has established a two-day watering schedule for residents to follow. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)

The city of Georgetown has established a two-day watering schedule for residents to follow. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)

City officials urge residents to follow a two-day watering schedule for irrigation systems and hose-end sprinklers.

The schedule is based on the last digit of street addresses and was put in place to help reduce water use as temperatures rise.


Addresses that end in the following numbers may water on stated days:

  • 1, 5, 9 Tuesday and/or Friday

  • 2, 4, 6, 8 Wednesday and/or Saturday

  • 0, 3, 7 Thursday and/or Sunday


Irrigation will not be permitted on Monday due to maintenance and recovery for the water system, according to a news release.

Watering with a hand-held hose or bucket, washing a vehicle or filling a swimming pool can be done any day or time, it said.

Violating of the irrigation schedule may result in fines, it said.
By Fernanda Figueroa
Fernanda Figueroa graduated from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and a second major in political science. Originally from the Rio Grande Valley, Fernanda now covers government and education for the city of Georgetown.


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