Mandatory Water Restrictions

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Table that provides a visual with checkmarks showing that properties with address numbers ending in even numbers can water their lawns Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturday nights. The rest can water yards Mondays, Wednesdays, and Friday nights.

The City of Hutchins is issuing MANDATORY Stage 2 water restrictions for all water customers beginning August 1, 2023. The following restrictions will remain in effect until further notice. City Staff will continue to monitor conditions and advise of any changes. 

  • No watering during the day between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
  • Odd-Numbered houses (1,3,5,7,9) may ONLY water on Monday, Wednesday, Friday 
  • Even-Numbered houses (0,2,4,6,8) may ONLY water on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 
  • Watering is permitted at any time through the use of a handheld hose with a shutoff nozzle or a faucet-filled bucket 
  • Use of water to fill or refill swimming pools is limited to your designated watering days and only from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
  • Operation of ornamental fountains is prohibited unless equipped with a recirculation system or necessary to support aquatic life 
  • Use of fire hydrants shall be limited to firefighting or approved construction purposes 
  • The following uses of water are defined as nonessential and prohibited: wash-down of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, buildings, or structures other than for fire protection or dust control 
  • Violations can result in a fine  

We truly appreciate your cooperation as we navigate drought conditions and do our best to conserve water. For any concerns or questions, please call (972) 225-6121.