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The City of Johnston buys the water homeowners and businesses use from Des Moines Water Works. We encourage those using summer irrigation to Use Water Wisely, a recommended program aimed at smart summer irrigation. By improving the efficiency of irrigation practices, businesses and homeowners can reduce consumption, save money, and reduce the peak load on water facilities.
Landscape irrigation makes up a large portion of water consumption, particularly during the warm months of the year. There are many sophisticated automated, in-ground lawn sprinkler systems in use today; however, these systems can require regular maintenance to operate efficiently. It is important to remember that even the most properly maintained system can be operated unwisely.
Recommended ScheduleThe recommended outdoor irrigation scheduled applies to all spray irrigation systems for businesses and homes:
Example of even and odd-numbered addresses:
In addition, it is important to:
For more information, please visit Des Moines Water Works.