Do Your Part to Help Conserve Water
HOLLYWOOD - Even though the rainy season has begun in South Florida, the area is slightly below normal rainfall levels for this point in the year. In fact, the South Florida Water Management District recently announced the month of May was below average rainfall. Additionally, Broward County currently ranks very high on the Keetch-Byram Drought Index (KBDI) indicating that conditions are favorable for occurrences of wildfire.
Due to the lack of rainfall right now it is imperative property owners do their part to help conserve water. Broward County’s year-round water restrictions help to ensure we have the water we need today and in the future. And, when you save water, you save money and the environment.
As a reminder, even-numbered addresses, rights of way, or locations without addresses, and those who irrigate both even and odd addresses within the same zones (which may include multi-family units and homeowners associations) may water Thursday and/or Sunday, before 10:00 am or after 4:00 pm. Odd-numbered addresses may water Wednesday and/or Saturday, before 10:00 am or after 4:00 pm.
Broward County has a number of programs that address water conservation, both indoors and outdoors. To learn more about these programs, watering new lawns and landscapes and other water uses call 1.800.270.9794 or visit www.conservationpays.com.
The City of Hollywood offers incentives for water conservation, including toilet rebates and the showerhead exchange program. For more information on these programs and water saving hints and tips, visit www.hollywoodfl.org and search “Water Conservation.”
National Night Out is Tuesday, August 4th
If you’re planning a block party in your neighborhood in the City of Hollywood, register by calling 954.967.4371 to ensure a visit by the Hollywood Police Department.