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UPDATED October 2022
Permanent water restrictions have been adopted by both Aquarion Water Company and the Town of Greenwich. Water restrictions are on all outdoor irrigation by automatic sprinkler irrigation systems limiting watering to 2-day per week.
Homes with automatic sprinkler irrigation systems often use large volumes of water—about 40% more than homes without the systems. All that water can be harmful to healthy lawns and gardens.
Having a beautiful lawn and garden doesn’t mean you need to use a lot of water.
That’s why Aquarion worked with state and local officials to develop a mandatory, twice-weekly irrigation schedule in towns where outdoor water usage is especially high. Customers in those towns are now saving millions of gallons of water each year. Please help your community maintain its water-efficiency by following the mandatory schedule for your in-ground and above-ground sprinkler irrigation.
You may use drip irrigation, soaker hoses, and hand-held watering at any time.
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For Customers in Darien, East Granby, Fairfield, Granby, Greenwich, Groton, Mystic, New Canaan, Newtown, Simsbury, Stamford, Stonington, and Westport. The irrigation schedule is in effect from April 1 to October 31.
Anonymous Watering Violation Form - Water conservation is everyone’s responsibility. Should you notice a resident or business that appears to be in violation of the mandatory irrigation restrictions, please submit their address in the form above. Use the optional comments area to provide any details that may be useful. Help us conserve water!
Learn about how Greenwich is becoming more resilient against drought.
Following the drought of 2016, a Drought Preparedness and Response Plan (DPRP) was adopted by the Connecticut Water Planning Council and formulates the basis for action at the state, local, and water supply entities.
Learn about irrigation variances and variance procedures.
View documents relating to water supply and conservation.