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CITY OF GENEVA: City Issues Lawn Watering Schedule Reminder

Local Government

By Press release submission | Jul 3, 2019


City of Geneva issued the following announcement on June 28.

As summer weather enters the forecast, the seasonal ritual of water sprinklers running to keep yards looking green will not be far behind. Geneva residents should review the City’s sprinkler regulations as they plan their watering schedule for the coming months.

Water sprinklers are permitted between 6 to 9 a.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. on designated days. Residents with an even-numbered street address can water their lawns on even-numbered calendar days and vice-versa for odd-numbered addresses.

People are allowed to use a hand-held hose at any time to water flowers, gardens, trees, shrubs, cars, lawns and wading pools that are 50 gallons or less.

For those placing down sod or watering seed, a $25 permit is required through the Geneva Public Works Department, 1800 South St. New sod regulations are as follows:

• Sod and seed lawns can be watered for the first day for a maximum of eight hours.

• During the next nine consecutive days, the lawn can be watered from 6 to 9 a.m. and 6 to 9 p.m.

• Afterward, the property owner must abide by the City’s regular lawn watering schedule.

For more information, including water conservation tips, visit the City’s website or call the Public Works Department Water Division at 630-232-1551.

Original source can be found here.

Source: City of Geneva

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