Landscaping Irrigation Schedule & Tips

You can design a landscape that conserves water as well as energy!

The following irrigation schedule is set by City of Milpitas Municipal Code: Chapter 6

  • Address ending in Odd number: Monday, Thursday & Saturday
  • Address ending in Even number: Tuesday, Friday & Sunday
  • No street address: Monday, Thursday & Sunday
  • No more than three watering days during a seven-day period.
  • Watering is only allowed between 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.
  • NOTE: Watering during and within 48 hours after measurable rainfall is prohibited.


The following activities are exempt from the day and time restrictions on watering or irrigation:

  • Use of Potable Water for short periods during timer adjustment and repair of irrigation system are exempt from the time and day restriction set forth above.
  • Watering by hand and only with a shut-off nozzle.
  • Watering plants slated for sale in nursery/garden centers.
  • Watering using drip irrigation systems.

Follow all other water waste restrictions

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