With the recent rainfall and cooler temperatures this week, the Southwest Florida Water Management District is asking Tampa Bay residents who irrigate their lawns to skip at least a week of watering during January and February. Research by the University of Florida shows grass doesn't need to be watered as often during the cooler months. One-half to three-quarters of an inch of water every 10–14 days is sufficient, and overwatering can encourage pests and lawn diseases. Additional information about water restrictions and water conservation is available at the district's website at WaterMatters.org/SkipAWeek.
Water agency asks Tampa Bay residents to skip a week of watering
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