Irving to enforce Stage 2 watering restrictions starting today

(Irving) City of Irving officials announced that beginning Thursday, Aug. 11, mandatory watering restrictions will be enforced as part of Stage 2 of its Drought Contingency Plan.
Irving residents and businesses may not water more than twice per week on designated days, as follows:
  • Even-numbered addresses (those ending in 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8) may water on Tuesday and Saturday
  • Odd-numbered addresses (those ending in 1, 3, 5, 7 or 9) may water on Wednesday and Sunday
  • No irrigation on Monday, Thursday or Friday
  • No irrigation between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on any day

Stage 2 restrictions allow for building foundations and landscaping to be watered by hand-held hose, soaker hose, bucket or drip irrigation for up to two hours on any day before 10 a.m. and after 6 p.m.

Violators of Stage 2 restrictions may face fines of up to $2,000 for each violation.

For more information, visit, under “Departments” and “Water Utilities,” or call 972-721-2281.

Source: City of Irving, posted Aug. 10 at

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