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Maj August 16th, 2015 4:07am

Inspired by Christian1459: My mom visited last week and commented on the fabulous "coordinated" effort of the neighborhood to NOT water their lawns. Every single one is dry and brown. Do the people in your neighborhood water their lawns in summer?

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ladyniner81 no hope for humanity
08/18/15 6:09 am

I've never seen anyone water their lawn unless they're fertilizing it

BRPhillyUSMC 19134
08/17/15 3:21 pm

I live in the city , we water our concrete

08/17/15 2:28 pm

Most of us don't need to water our lawns

Jade73 I Love Animals
08/17/15 10:09 am

It hasn't stopped raining here long enough for the ground to dry out.

BatmansParents Monarch Theater
08/17/15 9:39 am

Here in Houston it sucked last week when it dumped for 4 hours

JDoe Its a gift
08/17/15 6:36 am

With mountain property, it would look silly to water anything.

rons screw politicians
08/17/15 5:27 am

We had rain so no.

knetzere Illinois
08/16/15 9:47 pm

A few do around here but they are those kind of people. Think everything they touch is instantly perfect and better than everyone else's so they must maintain it that way

08/16/15 9:01 pm

We live in a MUD area that has no restrictions. I can wash cars, lawn, or just power wash my driveway and sidewalk and it's ok

omagabi Surf City
08/16/15 8:28 pm

Yes, but only on Mondays and Fridays no more than 10 minutes per station. Most of the lawns in our city have suffered. Waiting for the next El Niño☔️☔️💦💦

slickspin Heart of Texas
08/16/15 8:23 pm

Only allowed to water 1 time per week. So most are burned. Water rationing for 30 yrs. here.

ovcourse Alzheimer Joe
08/16/15 7:17 pm

Not too much this summer.

08/16/15 6:31 pm

We had our "The world is ending" drought a few years ago and everyone cut back, but this year we ended up with extra water. So we water away.

PresWK Minnesota
08/16/15 6:01 pm

Yes, and we water ours, even during the rainy days. We use well water so it's not a waste, it just goes back into underground aquifers for us to use again.

catpillow Florida West Coast
08/16/15 5:44 pm

There's a sprinkler system for the whole community, so everyone' shard is watered by default. It's rained nearly every day this summer so it's hardly been used.

Krystina Let Freedom Reign
08/16/15 4:17 pm

Oh heck no. We have a pretty tropical climate here in the summer, so they're plenty soggy on their own on a regular basis. If we watered them, they'd be swimming pools.

08/16/15 10:22 am

The people in my neighborhood do water their lawns quite a bit.

TheCameron UCF
08/16/15 7:02 am

They shouldn't because it rains enough.

08/16/15 5:37 am

No, thankfully. It's such a waste.

jmw7477 Indiana
08/16/15 2:31 am

It's usually not an issue here. Most times the yards do just fine without needing watered. People are more likely to water their gardens.

08/16/15 2:26 am

Some do but most around here are not, which surprises me based on the number of people claiming that everyone in California is still watering the lawn. That's actually extremely frustrating.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
08/16/15 1:22 am

Why would we (we don't)? The grass will green right back up with the November rains. And if we watered it in summer, not only would we be wasting water for no benefit, we'd be wasting effort too, as then we'd have to mow it.

Casper Deep inthe Heart ofTexas
08/16/15 3:54 am

I'm with you but my neighbors aren't.

Pirate Uses the Tap
08/15/15 10:52 pm

Rarely a need to water lawns here but this year is quite the exception.

Diogenes FreeMeBe
08/15/15 9:49 pm

I wish more would.

Kimbobee the middle of nowhere
08/15/15 9:47 pm

People water their lawns here but not back in Wisconsin.

jvc1133 61535
08/15/15 9:34 pm

Don't have to

orgblu10 Shamerica
08/15/15 9:31 pm

Our city only allows watering during a certain time interval in Mondays and Thursdays due to our drought. The lawns are looking pretty ugly.

sea California
08/15/15 9:28 pm

I'm still watering my lawn twice a week for 10 minutes. They outlawed anything more than that.

gow488 Wisconsin
08/15/15 9:23 pm

Unfortunately a few constantly water their yards even while it's raining outside. It's disappointing how much water they waste.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
08/15/15 9:12 pm

They even water (automatic lawn sprinkler) them when it's raining, what a waste.

cpaswr just say the letters
08/15/15 9:10 pm

My friend in CA engineered the waste water from washing clothes to go into her lawn. It seems to be working.