Rule 40C-2.042(2), of the Florida Administrative Code has been adopted as part of the irrigation ordinance of the City of Winter Springs. The rule puts into effect mandatory watering restrictions as follows:

Time of year

Homes with odd numbered or no addresses

Homes with even numbered addresses

Nonresidential properties

Daylight saving time




Eastern Standard Time




  • Daylight saving time: Second Sunday in March until the first Sunday in November
  • Eastern Standard Time: First Sunday in November until the second Sunday in March
  • An odd numbered address is one that ends in 1, 3, 5, 7 or 9.
  • An even-numbered address is one that ends in 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8.
  • Water only when needed and not between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Water for no more than one hour per zone.
  • Restrictions apply to private wells and pumps, ground or surface water and water from public and private utilities.
  • Some exceptions apply.

These rules apply if you are using potable water or a private well for irrigation. If you have reclaimed water for irrigation, then you may water two days per week year round.

Water Savers Tip Line

The City of Winter Springs is committed to lowering excessive water usage. If you observe a resident or business watering on an incorrect day, watering between 10 am and 4 pm, a busted irrigation line or sprinkler head, or other violations of the current watering restrictions (see table above), please contact Winter Springs Utility Billing at 407-327-5996 or