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Posted on: July 27, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Mandatory Watering Restrictions

Water Restrictions

Mandatory Odd/Even Water Restrictions for Monmouth County
Due to increased demand for water during the heat wave, New Jersey American Water is notifying customers of a mandatory odd/even watering restrictions.

  • If your street address number is an even number, water only on even numbered dates. 
  • If your street address number is an odd number, water only on odd numbered dates.
  • Water early or late in the day to minimize evaporation

Customers are being notified via the company’s emergency notification system

  • There are exceptions for watering of new sod or seed if daily watering is required (Note: it is recommended that any planting of new sod or seed that has not already taken place be delayed until the fall)
  • Use of private wells for irrigation
  • Commercial uses of outdoor water, such as for nurseries, farm stands, power washing, plumbing, athletic fields, and car washes
  • Watering of athletic fields

 Read press release.

See updates at the NJ American Water website
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