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Watering restrictions/bans

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by irritation, Jul 10, 2012.

  1. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
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  2. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
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    No wonder you're so grumpy! My family in TX says the lakes are low and the farmers are being cut back, some are not even working the dirt.
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  3. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
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    Crops are toast here, too late for any help.
     
  4. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
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    WE had a very rainy spring so I doubt we will see anything besides the usual ood/even.
     
  5. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
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  6. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
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    Ban went into effect today at noon. Almost all areas I service are banned from watering lawns.
     
  7. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
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    So what does that mean for your biz?
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  8. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
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    A huge slow down on service calls. Won't mean much to me, my main income is turn-ons and blow outs. It usually slows after spring turn-ons anyways but this year has been crazy. I guess the grass cutters are really feeling it.
     
  9. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
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    Don't take this wrong, will you winterize those systems early and then just focus on the opperational systems at the regular time?
    I got screwed over on my water today after taking the day off to get things started off right. Now i won't get h2o until mid to late evening. Friday the 13th dude
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  10. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
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    CO is ok on water right now, due to the snow from 2010/2011. But if the winter is anything like this past one, we will be in major restrictions again in 2013. Nothing like planting blue grass in a non-native climate, at 6500', in a semi-arid area with 12"-16" total precip on the average. :dizzy:
     

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