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2024 Water Restrictions for Farmers Branch, TX

As part of our ongoing efforts to conserve water and ensure a sustainable supply for the community, the City of Farmers Branch has implemented new water restrictions for 2024. These measures are designed to address the challenges posed by ongoing drought conditions and increasing water demand.

Key Restrictions

Outdoor Watering Schedule

  • Even Numbered Addresses: Outdoor watering is allowed on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
  • Odd Numbered Addresses: Outdoor watering is allowed on Wednesdays and Sundays.
  • No Outdoor Watering: No watering is permitted on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
  • Time Restrictions: Watering with irrigation systems or sprinklers is only allowed before 10 AM and after 6 PM to reduce evaporation.

Hand Watering and Drip Irrigation

  • Hand Watering: Permitted at any time, provided a hand-held hose with a shutoff nozzle, a bucket, or watering can is used.
  • Drip Irrigation: Permitted to operate any day but only during the allowed hours (before 10 AM and after 6 PM).

Prohibited Activities

  • Hosing Down Pavements: The use of water to clean sidewalks, driveways, patios, and other hard surfaces is prohibited.
  • Water Runoff: Watering that results in excessive runoff onto streets, sidewalks, and gutters is prohibited.
  • Fountains: Ornamental fountains and waterfalls must recirculate water.

Vehicle Washing

  • Personal Vehicles: Washing vehicles at home is allowed only on designated watering days (same as outdoor watering schedule) and must use a hand-held hose with a shutoff nozzle.
  • Commercial Car Washes: Must adhere to water-efficient practices and are encouraged to recycle water.

Swimming Pools and Spas

  • Filling and Refilling: Pools and spas can be filled or refilled on designated watering days. New pool permits will include guidelines for water-efficient equipment and practices.

New Landscaping

  • Permits and Exemptions: Newly installed landscaping and sod can be watered daily for the first 30 days after installation, but a permit must be obtained from the city for exemption from the regular watering schedule.

Enforcement and Penalties

Failure to comply with the water restrictions may result in fines and other penalties:

  • First Violation: Warning notice issued.
  • Second Violation: Fine up to $100.
  • Subsequent Violations: Increasing fines and possible restrictions on water usage.

Tips for Efficient Water Use

  • Mulching: Apply mulch around plants to retain moisture and reduce evaporation.
  • Drought-Tolerant Plants: Incorporate native and drought-tolerant plants into your landscaping.
  • Rain Barrels: Use rain barrels to collect and store rainwater for irrigation.
  • Check for Leaks: Regularly inspect your irrigation system and outdoor faucets for leaks.


For more information and resources on water conservation, please visit the Farmers Branch official website or contact the Water Conservation Office at 972-247-3131.

By adhering to these restrictions and using water wisely, we can all contribute to a sustainable future for Farmers Branch. Thank you for your cooperation and commitment to conserving our precious water resources.