To reduce peak water usage in areas served by the municipal water system, the City of Dayton has implemented an odd/even irrigation schedule in effect Saturday July 15th until October 31st.  

Odd-Even Irrigation Restrictions:

  • Properties with even numbered post office addresses may irrigate on even numbered calendar days.
  • Properties with odd numbered post office addresses may irrigate on odd numbered calendar days.
  • There shall be no irrigation of lawns, trees, shrubs, or other vegetation by use of municipal water between the hours of 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Property owners with private wells are not affected by this irrigation ban.
  • New seed and sod are exempt from the odd-even requirement for a period of four weeks from installation, while the irrigation restrictions are in place.  Irrigation shall comply with the prohibited hours during this four-week period.

Odd-Even Ordinance No. 2020-11, Section 52.057 Water Conservation Restrictions may be found HERE.

For indoor and outdoor water conservation tips, irrigation timing, efficient landscaping, drought resistant and native plants please visit the link below.

Water conservation for residents | Minnesota DNR (