BOZEMAN – Bozeman residents could see a mandatory watering schedule beginning in mid-June.
According to a press release, the Bozeman City Commission on May 3 approved Ordinance 2110, which establishes permanent outdoor watering restrictions within city limits year-round.
The ordinance does not take effect until mid-June 2022, following a second reading and approval by the City Commission.
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If approved and made effective this June the ordinance would create permanent time of day and day of the week outdoor watering restrictions for outdoor lawn/landscape watering with sprinkler systems.
Here’s a look at some of the details in the ordinance:
- Outdoor lawn/landscape watering with sprinkler systems may only occur 3 days a week, following a mandatory watering schedule:
- Properties with even-numbered physical addresses: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
- Properties with odd-numbered physical addresses: Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday
- Public parks, private open spaces, street right of way: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
- Outdoor lawn/landscape watering is prohibited seven days a week between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and midnight.
- These restrictions are not yet in effect.
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