13069 Orono Parkway
P.O. Box 430
Elk River, MN 55330-0430
Phone: 763.441.2020
Fax: 763.441.8099
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Lawn Sprinkling Restrictions

Pursuant to its authority under Section 78-51 of the City of Elk River Code of Ordinances, the Board of Commissioners has adopted the following water use restrictions for residents on our city water system:


Irrigation Usage

  • No Sprinkling Between 10am and 6pm - No lawn sprinkling is allowed on any day between the hours of 10am and 6pm. This is the hottest part of the day and most water is lost to evaporation.

  • Odd-Even Sprinkling Days - If your address is an even number you can sprinkle on even numbered days. If your address is an odd number, you can sprinkle on odd numbered days.


  • Private wells.

These permanent restrictions on lawn sprinkling are in place to help ensure adequate water supplies to meet health, safety and welfare needs of the City of Elk River and its residents.