Office of the City Manager
2200 Second Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 27, 2021
City of Fort Myers Initiates Immediate Irrigation Restriction to Conserve Water
Lawn Watering Limited to Once Per Week
Fort Myers, FL – The City of Fort Myers experienced an unprecedented population growth during this past year, which drastically increased water demands citywide. As a precautionary water conservation measure, the City is limiting irrigation to once per week for both residents and businesses that reside within the City of Fort Myers geographic boundaries and purchase water from the City of Fort Myers Utilities Department.
The one-day-per week watering restriction is applicable to irrigation systems utilizing potable water and limitations are as follows:
As a courtesy, the City will provide leniency until January 7, 2022. Thereafter, those in violation will receive a fine. City officials will continue to monitor water conditions and notify citizens as soon as restrictions are lifted.
For more about the irrigation restrictions, please contact the City of Fort Myers Utility Billing Customer Service at 239-321-8100.