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2024 Water Restrictions in Melissa, TX

ensure a sustainable supply of water for all residents. These measures are essential for conserving water during periods of drought and high demand. Here’s what you need to know about the new regulations:

Summary of Restrictions

Outdoor Watering

  • Allowed Hours: Outdoor watering with sprinklers is only permitted between 6 PM and 10 AM.
  • Watering Days: Residents are assigned specific days for watering based on their address.
  • Odd-numbered addresses: Water on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
  • Even-numbered addresses: Water on Thursdays and Sundays.
  • Prohibited Activities: Watering during rain events and 48 hours afterward is strictly prohibited. Automatic irrigation systems must include rain sensors.

Hand Watering

  • Permitted: Hand watering of lawns and gardens is allowed any day but only during the specified hours of 6 PM to 10 AM. Please use a hose with an automatic shut-off nozzle.

Car Washing

  • Residential Car Washing: Allowed with a shut-off nozzle between 6 PM and 10 AM on assigned watering days.
  • Commercial Car Washes: Must use water recycling systems and operate during permissible hours.

Swimming Pools

  • Filling and Refilling: Filling new swimming pools is discouraged. Refilling existing pools is allowed only to replace water lost due to evaporation and must be done during non-peak hours (6 PM to 10 AM).

Restrictions for Businesses

  • Landscaping Companies: Must adhere to the same watering schedule as residential properties.
  • Restaurants and Bars: Water shall only be served upon request.
  • Hotels: Encouraged to limit linen changes to guests’ requests or longer stays.

Penalties for Violation

  • First Violation: Written warning.
  • Second Violation: $100 fine.
  • Subsequent Violations: Fines increase incrementally and may result in the installation of a flow restrictor.

Why These Measures Are Necessary

The city of Melissa has experienced increasing water demand due to population growth and prolonged periods of dry weather. These restrictions aim to:

  • Conserve precious water resources.
  • Ensure a continuous supply of water for essential tasks.
  • Prevent the depletion of local reservoirs and aquifers.

Tips for Water Conservation

  • Install drought-resistant landscaping (xeriscaping).
  • Check for and repair leaks promptly.
  • Use mulch around plants to retain soil moisture.
  • Collect rainwater for outdoor use.


By adhering to these restrictions, the residents of Melissa, TX, can help secure a sustainable water future for the community. Thank you for your cooperation and commitment to conserving our vital water resources.

For more information, please visit the city’s official website or contact the Melissa Water Conservation Department.

Stay informed, stay compliant, and let’s work together to protect our water resources.