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Unique Environmental Landscapes News

June 2012

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Outdoor Water Use Schedule During Non-Drought Periods

  The Georgia Water Stewardship Act of 2010 allows landscape and lawn irrigation by irrigation system every day of the week beginning at 4:00pm and ending at 10:00am

These uses are exempt from the hourly outdoor water restriction listed above:

  • Irrigation of personal food gardens;
  • Irrigation of new and replanted plant, seed, or turf in landscapes, golf courses, or sports turf fields during installation and for a period of 30 days immediately following the date of installation;
  • Drip irrigation or irrigation using soaker hoses;
  • Hand-watering with a hose with automatic cutoff or handheld container;
  • Use of water withdrawn from private water wells or surface water by an owner or operator of property if such well or surface water is on said property;
  • Irrigation of athletic fields, golf courses, or public turf grass recreational areas;
  • Installation, maintenance, or calibration of irrigation systems; or hydroseeding
Outdoor water usage other than irrigation of plants is subject to the following schedule:

Monday- Wednesday-Saturday for even addresses
Tuesday-Thursday-Sunday for odd addresses
Todd Guilmette
Unique Environmental 

Unique Environmental has provided full service landscape maintenance, irrigation, and design/build in Metro Atlanta for almost 25 years!