In an effort to promote WATER CONSERVATION in the Township of Barnegat, the Township Committee has adopted the following regulations for outdoor water use.
Beginning APRIL 15th through SEPTEMBER 30th*
Residences, houses or other structures with EVEN street numbers may irrigate on Sunday, Wednesday & Friday
Residences, houses or other structures with ODD street numbers may irrigate on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
ABSOLUTELY NO WATERING IS PERMITTED ON MONDAY
*WATERING IS PERMITTED EVERYDAY ONLY FOR THE FIRST TWO WEEKS AFTER SOD HAS BEEN INSTALLED
***NO OTHER EXCEPTIONS APPLY***
Any person convicted of violating the provisions of this regulation shall be subject to a fine of up to five hundred dollars ($500) for EACH incident.
AN AVERAGE LAWN SPRINKLER USES 2.5 GALLONS OF WATER PER MINUTE PER SPRINKLER HEAD**
**Example: 5 zones x 6 heads per zone x 20 minutes x 2.5 = 1,500 gallons