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Outdoor Tips

Denver Water’s summer watering rules are in effect May 1 to Oct. 1. There are no assigned watering days, but customers may water no more than three days per week. Lawn watering is not allowed between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to prevent losing water to evaporation.

Remember that each lawn is different, depending on the soil, amount of sunlight it receives and other landscaping factors. Use the watering times chart as a guideline, but experiment with your lawn. Try watering your lawn in cycles — five minutes on, five minutes off — to allow water to penetrate the soil and create a healthier lawn with less water. And try taking two minutes off the watering times for each zone. If that works and your lawn stays green, take off another two minutes.


Monthly Tips

Also sign up for monthly tips. Once a month we will leave a recorded message on your phone or send you an email with seasonal tips for reducing outdoor water usage and lowering your water bill.