Weekly Watering Advice

May 22 - May 28

WATERING NEED:

  • 0.75 inches
  • 0.50 inches
  • 0.25 inches
  • No Watering

Information in this report is provided to you by the Tarrant Regional Water District and Dallas Water Utilities. It is collected from weather stations across North Texas on the Texas ET Network with rainfall data from the National Weather Service.

Weather stations are sponsored by: Tarrant Regional Water District, North Texas Municipal Water District, Upper Trinity Regional Water District and the cities of Irving and Southlake. Texas A&M AgriLife manages the Texas ET Network.

Many communities have permanent watering schedules in place. Check with your city to verify which days you are allowed to water. Most communities do not allow watering with automatic irrigation systems between 10am and 6pm.

Sample programming times based on sprinkler type and average precipitation rates:

Spray Heads (average precipitation rate: 1.250"/hour)

Amount Recommended Zone Runtimes No. of Cycles per Zone Total Runtime per Zone
0.25 inches 6 min 2 12 min
0.50 inches 6 min 4 24 min
0.75 inches 6 min 6 36 min

Rotors (average precipitation rate: 0.625"/hour)

Amount Recommended Zone Runtimes No. of Cycles per Zone Total Runtime per Zone
0.25 inches 13 min 2 26 min
0.50 inches 13 min 4 52 min
0.75 inches 13 min 6 78 min

Multi-Stream (average precipitation rate: 0.600"/hour)

Amount Recommended Zone Runtimes No. of Cycles per Zone Total Runtime per Zone
0.25 inches 25 min 1 25 min
0.50 inches 25 min 2 50 min
0.75 inches 25 min 3 75 min

Precipitation rates vary. More info on measuring precipitation rates for your irrigation zones can be found here.