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Outdoor water restrictions placed due to drought

November 17, 2016

SprinklerGov. Nathan Deal has approved a Level 2 Drought Response designation, which includes Fulton County and the City of Johns Creek.
Level 2 Drought Response adds restrictions to outdoor uses. Outdoor landscape watering is only allowed two days per week determined by odd and even-numbered addresses. Even-numbered addresses and properties without numbered addresses may water on Wednesday and Saturday between 4 p.m. and 10 a.m. Odd-numbered addresses may water Thursday and Sunday between 4 p.m. and 10 a.m.
Prohibited outdoor water uses under Level 2 Drought Response include:
  • Washing hard surfaces such as streets and sidewalks
  • Water for ornamental purposes, such as fountains
  • The use of fire hydrants, except for firefighting and public safety
  • Non-commercial washing of vehicles
  • Non-commercial pressure washing
  • Fundraising car washes
View the Governor’s statement on the drought response here. View information on Johns Creek’s outdoor burn ban here. For drought monitor information, maps, and state water conservation details, view here.