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SFWMD and Lee County Implement Countywide Mandatory Irrigation Restrictions

To protect and conserve crucial groundwater resources in aquifers for residents during the remainder of the dry season, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and Lee County announced mandatory irrigation restrictions today. Water irrigation restrictions will go into effect in all parts of Lee County to protect crucial water resources amid drought conditions. The new irrigation restrictions apply in all parts of Lee County, including Cape Coral, and go into effect starting April 25.

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These restrictions apply to all of Cape Coral, regardless of whether properties are connected to the City’s irrigation system or private wells.

Here is the one-day a week Cape Coral watering schedule: