Jamie Floer, Outreach & Public Relations Specialist
407-254-9682/Cell: 407-793-6759 or email: Jamie.Floer@ocfl.net

One Day a Week Watering Begins November 5

Orange County, Fla. – When clocks change by one hour November 5 for Eastern Standard Time, Orange County residents should also remember to change their irrigation timers to one day per week.

This schedule will remain in effect until Daylight Saving Time returns March 11, 2018. The time change corresponds with mandatory lawn and landscape irrigation restrictions that specify the watering days based an odd- or even-numbered addresses.

Time of year Homes with
or no adresses
Homes with
Eastern Standard
Saturday Sunday Tuesday
Eastern Standard Time is the first Sunday in November until the second Sunday in March.

Additional restrictions include:

  • Water only if necessary and not between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Water for no more than one hour per zone.
  • Restrictions apply to private wells and pumps, ground or surface water and water from public and private utilities.
  • Some exceptions apply.

For more information, please go to occonservewater.net, call 407-254-9850 (select option 1, then option 2) or email Water.Division@ocfl.net.


About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit www.OCFL.net or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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