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May is Water Awareness Month
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Every year, the City of Turlock celebrates Water Awareness Month to encourage citizens’ water conservation efforts and to educate customers on important water supply issues. Water Awareness Month began during California’s drought from 1987- 1992. It was developed by the State Department of Water Resources and the Association of California Water Agencies to educate the public on the importance of efficient water use and conservation efforts.

During the month of May, the City of Turlock encourages residents to stay focused on water conservation. Water conservation isn’t a temporary patch for times of drought. Water is a valuable and limited resource and its use should reflect its immeasurable value. When rainfall follows years of drought, it's tempting to revert to old water-wasteful ways.

As the weather begins to warm and the time to turn on irrigation systems arrives, remember the City’s watering schedule is limited to two days per week. Addresses ending in an odd number may water on Wednesday and Sunday. Even numbered addresses may water on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Beginning June 1, watering is prohibited between the hours of 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.

For more information on the City’s watering schedule or for water conservation tips and ideas, visit the City of Turlock website at Brought to you by the City of Turlock Municipal Services Department.


TAKE PRIDE IN TURLOCK FREE DISPOSAL DAY: This annual event will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 12 at 1100 S. Walnut Rd. Stanislaus County’s Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection event will take place from 8 a.m. to noon May 11 and 12 at 901 S. Walnut Rd. For more information on either event, call Municipal Services at (209) 668-5590.