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Recommended Watering Schedule


The Watering Schedule was developed by College Station Water Services to help our customers conserve precious drinking water while still maintaining a healthy landscape. Compliance with the watering days in the schedule is voluntary in Stage 1 of the Drought Contingency Plan (May 1 - September 30). Compliance is mandatory upon a declaration of Stage 2 or Stage 3 by the City Manager under the City of College Station's Drought Contingency Plan. If you have questions about the watering schedule, please call 979-764-3660 or email Jennifer Nations ( Water sprinkler


Customer Class Watering Day(s)
Commercial and / or Multi-Family Properties Monday and / or Friday
Residential Even - Numbered Address Tuesday and / or Saturday
Residential Odd - Numbered Address Thursday and / or Sunday

This schedule is VOLUNTARY in Stage 1 Drought (May 1 - Sept. 30 each year), and MANDATORY in Stage 2 or 3 Drought.

Current Drought Stage: Stage 1 (Voluntary Water Conservation)


Click here to download a printable watering schedule, with tips on how to determine your sprinkler's application rate in inches per hour.



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  • Watering outdoors with automatic in-ground or hose-end sprinkler systems between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm is not allowed. (Watering IS allowed before 10:00 am or after 6:00 pm).
  • Operating an irrigation system with sprinkler heads that are broken or out of adjustment is not allowed.
  • Allowing water to run off a property or allowing water to pond in the street or parking lot is not allowed.
  • Controllable leaks must be repaired within a reasonable period after notice is given to repair the leak.
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    Last updated: 2/25/2014 3:06:32 PM