Because of the extended drought, the Cinco Ranch MUDs have formed a water conservation committee to set forth guidelines for water conservation. Some areas of Cinco Ranch will receive reclaimed(reuse) water for irrigation purposes in 2012. The District most likely will have the availability of reuse water by 2018. Throughout Cinco Ranch, free residential irrigation water audits will be offered to homeowners.
Water between the hours of 4am and 8am to avoid evaporation during daylight hours.
The NFBWA Talking Sprinkler, Larry says you only need to water your lawn twice a week.
For Smart Irrigation, Larry the Talking Sprinkler of the North Fort Bend Water Authority (NFBWA) says ‘You only need to WATER your lawn TWICE a WEEK!!’ and Cinco MUD 8 recommends you set your sprinkler for 8 minutes twice a week between the hours of 4 am and 8 am. If you see puddling, water twice for 4 minutes. i.e. Monday 4am 4 minutes; 6am 4 minutes; repeat in 4 days. Enjoy your Green Lawn. So in summary:
WATER TWICE A WEEK – EVERY 4 DAYS for 8 MINUTES. Saving water Saves money.