Denver Watering Rules: Are You Following Them?

With the crazy Colorado weather starting to show just a little bit of consistency in warm sunny days, one thing is for certain: your landscape needs to be irrigated. One thing that you may not be familiar with is that their are restrictions to how your lawn needs to be watered. Denver Water has a list of mandatory rules that must be implemented when irrigating. Take a look at these rules, and be sure to check out Denver Water for more information

Water connects us all. Denver Water’s summer watering rules ensure we have enough water now and in the future. Water belongs to everyone, and we are all responsible for using it wisely. Summer watering rules are enforced May 1 to Oct. 1.

  • Water during cooler times of the day — lawn watering is not allowed between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
  • Water no more than three days per week.
  • Do not allow water to pool in gutters, streets and alleys.
  • Do not waste water by letting it spray on concrete and asphalt.
  • Repair leaking sprinkler systems within 10 days.
  • Do not irrigate while it is raining or during high winds.
  • Use a hose nozzle with a shut-off valve when washing your car.

*These rules are mandatory. Repeat offenders may be fined.

To talk more about how we can help you out with your landscape irrigation and water needs, or get more information, please send us an email at, or give us a call at (303) 721-9003.


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