Beginning Saturday, residents of unincorporated Hillsborough County will be able to water their lawns twice a week.
Residents at even-numbered addresses or addresses ending in the letters A through M will be allowed to water lawns and landscaping on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
Residents at odd-numbered addresses or addresses ending in letters N through Z as well as locations with no addresses will be permitted to water on Wednesdays and Sundays.
The county water department has asked that residents monitor rainfall to determine when lawns actually need water. In the fall and winter, watering is needed only every week to two weeks.
More information on water restrictions is available by calling the Water Conservation Team at 272-5977, by calling the county's recorded message at 275-7094, or at www.hillsborough.org/water dept/home.html.
_ JAY CRIDLIN