Water Conservation Tips
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