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Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) lifts Stage 1 - Water Watch on Monday May 11, 2015. However, City of Southlake's twice per week watering schedule is still in effect. This is a permanent schedule adopted by City Council.

Learn more here.

Conservation Measures

The City of Southlake has enacted year-round conservation measures due to regional dry conditions in the North Texas area. By doing this, Southlake is promoting stewardship of the environment and conservation of a finite resource. Water conservation is intended to be a long-term strategy to achieve per-capita consumption reductions and avoid costly investments in additional infrastructure to transport and store potable water.


Southlake has adopted a permanent twice-per-week watering schedule (City's Code of Ordinances) and maintains restricting the watering of landscapes and lawns using automatic irrigation systems between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. every day, regardless of rainfall conditions. The purpose of this year-round restriction is to prevent the unnecessary loss of water to evaporation during the hottest hours of the day. Watering during these hours is permitted only if using a hand-held hose.

The guidelines which the City of Southlake follows are in line with regional conservation efforts promoted by the Tarrant Regional Water District and the city's direct wholesale water supplier, the City of Fort Worth.

To view additional restrictions that are in place at the moment, please visit Current Conditions, and Enforcement of Watering Restrictions.

W.I.S.E Guys

Be W.I.S.E about your irrigation system... 

he W.I.S.E. Guys Program is operated through a partnership with Vepo, LLC, and has been designed to increase the efficiency of your irrigation system and possibly lower your monthly water bill.  Through the City's contract with Vepo, several licensed irrigators have been secured to perform a one-time evaluation of participants' irrigation systems for efficiency,
 free to you. 

For more information, click here

Christi Upton
Environmental Coordinator
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