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Pasco County implements daytime Watering Restrictions

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on June 12, 2017

Restrictions will remain in effect through August 1, 2017

Pasco County Utilities is reminding residents about increased water restrictions.  The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) voted May 23, 2017 to approve modified Phase III Water Shortage Restrictions.

“In Pasco County, regardless of the irrigation water source, all watering is prohibited between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.,” said Sandra Anderson, Customer Service Administrator for Pasco County Utilities.

Watering during the early morning or late evening hours helps minimize water losses from evaporation and wind-drift. To determine your allowed watering day(s), please visit: and select your water source – potable, reclaimed, or well.

SWFWMD says this is the driest dry season in the past 103 years.  While recent rainfall has provided relief to the region, additional rain will be needed to replenish the regions’ aquatic systems and water supplies.  Due to the severity of the drought, homeowners’ associations and other entities must suspend any requirement to replace lawns, pressure wash, or engage in other activity that significantly increases water usage.

For more information about conservation efforts, click here:

To report watering violations in your area please call 727.847.2411.

For more information, please visit the Pasco County Utilities website; email us at [email protected]; or call Pasco County Utilities Customer Information & Services at 813.235.6012.