Spring/Summer Watering Guidelines
April 1 - October 31

Beginning April 1, Plano residents and businesses are asked to only water a maximum of twice per week.  Opens a New Window. 

  • Only water when needed. You may not need to water if rain is in the forecast. Subscribe to WaterMyYard.org Opens a New Window.  for weekly watering recommendations. 
  • It is best not to water with sprinklers between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. as these are the hottest hours of the day.
  • Foundations and landscaping, including grass, shrubs and trees, may be watered for up to 2 hours any day by a hand-held hose or soaker hose.
  • Low-flow drip irrigation systems may operate as needed.
  • A variance may be requested to water new landscapes for up to 30 days. Instructions are available at plano.gov/variances Opens a New Window. . Variances are not required for filling pools.


*EVEN Number addresses may water twice a week on MONDAY & THURSDAY.

*ODD Number Addresses may water twice a week on TUESDAY & FRIDAY.

(The last digit of your street address is to be used.)