NORTH TEXAS WEEKLY WATERING ADVICE



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Information in this report is provided to you by the Tarrant Regional Water District. It is collected from weather stations across North Texas on the Texas ET Network with rainfall data from the National Weather Service.

Weather stations are sponsored by: Tarrant Regional Water District, North Texas Municipal Water District, Upper Trinity Regional Water District and the cities of Irving and Southlake. Texas A&M AgriLife manages the Texas ET Network.

Here’s your lawn watering recommendation for:

Monday to Sunday, April 24-30

Amount: 0.00 to 0.25 inches. A little watering recommended in a few isolated places. 

Many communities have permanent or temporary watering restrictions in place. Check with your city to verify which days you are allowed to water. Most communities do not allow watering with automatic irrigation systems between 10am and 6pm.

Sample programming times based on sprinkler type and average precipitation rates:

Spray heads (average precipitation rate: 1.25”/hour)

Amount Recommended:

Zone Runtimes

No. of Cycles per Zone

Total Runtime per Zone

0.25 inches

6 min

2

12 min

0.50 inches

6 min

4

24 min

0.75 inches

6 min

6

36 min

 

Rotors (average precipitation rate: 0.625”/hour)

Amount Recommended:

Zone Runtimes

No. of Cycles per Zone

Total Runtime per Zone

0.25 inches

13 min

2

26 min

0.50 inches

13 min

4

52 min

0.75 inches

13 min

6

78 min

 

Multi-stream (average precipitation rate: 0.60”/hour)

Amount Recommended:

Zone Runtimes

No. of Cycles per Zone

Total Runtime per Zone

0.25 inches

25 min

1

25 min

0.50 inches

25 min

2

50 min

0.75 inches

25 min

3

75 min


Precipitation rates vary. More info on measuring precipitation rates for your irrigation zones can be found
here.


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