Twice-Weekly Sprinkler Irrigation Schedule

For Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan, Newtown, Stamford and Westport Customers

Please limit your in-ground and above-ground sprinkler irrigation to a maximum of twice weekly according to the schedule on the chart below. You may use drip irrigation, soaker hoses and hand-held watering at any time.

Good news: Your landscaping can thrive with twice-weekly watering
In our area, plants can live on twice-weekly watering, or even less. For information and tips from UCONN on maintaining healthy lawns and gardens with less watering, please click on the information sheets below.

And, thanks in advance for helping ensure a safe, reliable supply of water for your home and community – no matter what the skies deliver.

Questions? Call our Customer Service Center at 1-800-732-9678 during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:30 pm).


Aquarion Variance Programs:
Thank you for inquiring about the Aquarion Irrigation Variance Programs and conserving water. The variance programs are closed for the 2018 season and will reopen for applications on April 1, 2019.













Water-Smart Landscapes





UCONN - Water Conservation in Connecticut Landscapes





UCONN - Water Conservation Practices: Landscape Irrigation





UCONN - Best Management Practices: Turfgrass Irrigation




Cultural Practices for Water Conservation: Landscape Plantings



Cultural Practices for Water Conservation: Turfgrass


Drought Tolerant Annuals and Perennials