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Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority permanent restrictions are is follows: | Save Water Newton

Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority permanent restrictions are is follows:

Drought Response Level II Measures:

General Outdoor Watering. Outdoor irrigation for purposes of planting, growing, managing, or maintaining ground cover, trees, shrubs, or other plants, as described in Rule 391-3-30-.03(1)(a), shall be limited to two days a week on an odd-even schedule. Even numbered addresses may irrigate on Wednesday and Saturday between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. Odd numbered addresses may irrigate on Thursday and Sunday between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. “Even numbered address” means an address number ending with the number 0, 2, 4, 6, 8, or the site does not have a numbered address. “Odd numbered address” means an address ending with the number 1, 3, 5, 7, or 9. There shall be no outside landscape watering on Monday, Tuesday and Friday while under level II drought restrictions.

The outdoor water uses listed in Rule 391-3-30-.03(1)(b) shall be allowed.

Irrigation of personal food gardens may be done at any time of day.

Irrigation of new and replanted plant, seed, or turf may be done at any time of day for 30 days after installation.

Drip irrigation or irrigation using soaker hoses may be done at any time of day and hand-watering with a hose with automatic cutoff or handheld container may be done at any time of day.

Drip irrigation or irrigation using soaker hoses

Hand watering with a hose with automatic cutoff or handheld container

Use of water withdrawn from private water wells or surface water by an owner or operator of property if such well or surface water is on said property

Irrigation of horticultural crops held for sale, resale, or installation

The following outdoor water uses shall not be allowed:

Prohibited outdoor water uses include:

Washing hard surfaces such as streets and sidewalks.

Water for ornamental purposes, such as fountains.

The use of fire hydrants, except for firefighting and public safety.

Non-commercial washing of vehicles.

Non-commercial pressure washing.

Fundraising car washes.


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