Landscaping Irrigation Schedule & Tips

You can design a landscape that conserves water as well as energy!

The following irrigation schedule is set by City of Milpitas Municipal Code: Chapter 6 – Section 3: Restrictions

  • Address ending in Odd number: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
  • Address ending in Even number: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday.
  • No street address: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday.
  • No more than four watering days during a seven-day period.
  • Watering is allowed between 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.
  • NOTE: The application of Potable Water to outdoor plants, lawn, grass, landscaping or turf areas during and within 48 hours after measurable rainfall is prohibited.

The following activities are exempt from the day and time restrictions on watering or irrigation:

  • Use of Potable Water for short periods during timer adjustment and repair of irrigation system are exempt from the time and day restriction set forth above.
  • Watering by hand and only with a shut-off nozzle.
  • Watering plants slated for sale in nursery/garden centers.
  • Watering using drip irrigation systems.

Follow all other water waste restrictions

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