Watering Schedule

Schedule Effective April 1st to October 31st

Outdoor water use prohibited daily from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
AddressApproved Watering Days
Odd NumbersWednesday, Friday, Sunday
Even NumbersTuesday, Thursday, Saturday


  • Use of drip irrigation and hand watering of trees, shrubs, and car washing with use of a positive shutoff nozzle is permitted at any time.
  • Hosing concrete areas, building exteriors, etc. is prohibited except for health/safety concerns or for maintenance/construction purposes, with use of a positive shutoff nozzle

Outlying Water Systems

Outlying water systems owned by the City of Modesto will remain on a two day watering schedule because they are solely supplied by groundwater wells. This includes; Turlock, Grayson, Ceres Walnut Manor, and Del Rio water systems. Odd addresses can water on Wednesday and Sunday. Even addresses can water on Tuesday and Saturday.