Winter Stage 3 Watering Restrictions In Effect

Winter Stage 3 Watering Restrictions In Effect

The City of Plano has implemented Winter Stage 3 Water Restrictions beginning November 1, 2013. The water restrictions include:

  • Landscape watering with sprinklers is permitted once every other week, if needed. Watering from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. is allowed.
  • Foundations, landscaping, including grass, shrubs and trees may be watered for up to two hours any day by a hand-held hose or soaker hose.
  • NO hydroseeding, hydro-mulching or sprigging. Planting cool season grasses (such as rye) is not allowed.
  • NO hosing of paved areas, buildings or windows. Hose end cutoff nozzle must be used when washing vehicles. Power washing is still allowed.
  • NO operation of ornamental fountains or outdoor amenities which use treated water.
    Excessive water runoff and watering during a precipitation event are prohibited.
  • Low-flow drip irrigation systems are not restricted.

During Stage 3, no variances for new landscaping will be granted.

Odd Addresses: Every other Tuesday
Even Addresses: Every other Thursday

For complete Stage 3 Water Restrictions and an extended Watering Calendar, visit