When to Water

Updated 12/1/17 at 9:15 a.m. Watering advice does not take into account weather forecasts. 

Rainfall* When to Water is now closed for the season and will be starting up again in April 2018. Only evergreen trees will need watering during drying-out periods. Have a great holiday season!

Established lawns: No need to water due to dormancy.

Recently sodded lawns (within the last 4 weeks): No need to water due to dormancy.

Established perennial beds: No need to water due to dormancy.

Recently installed perennial beds (within last 12 weeks): No need to water due to dormancy.

Established trees & shrubs: No need to water due to dormancy.

Recently installed trees & shrubs (within last 12 weeks): No need to water due to dormancy

Established rain gardens: No need to water due to dormancy.

Recently installed rain gardens (within the last 8 weeks): No need to water due to dormancy.

*Rain data from NOAA / NWS. All measurements approximate to the digrightin service area (Oak Park [N] to Burr Ridge [S] and Riverside [E] to Downers Grove [W]). Your actual rainfall amount may be different. Watering schedules are provided to customers by digrightin.