Media Release

Irrigation Efficiency Ordinance Public Meeting

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 2:30 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Environmental Protection Department (EPD) invites residents, especially irrigation and lawn care professionals, to a public meeting to discuss a possible irrigation efficiency ordinance. The public meeting is on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Alachua County Health Department (224 SE 24th Street, Gainesville).

EPD staff is researching potential code elements such as: including design standards (head to head spacing), registration requirements, maintenance activities, and an inspection program. The purpose of the possible ordinance is to conserve water in residential landscapes.

For more information, contact Alachua County Water Conservation Coordinator, Stacie Greco at 352-264-6829 or


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).