Updated 4/30/24

Rainfall* over the past 7 days Nearly 3 inches. Over the past 30 days has been around 5 inches.     

Established lawns: Do not need watering. 

Recently sodded lawns (within the last 4 weeks): Resume your watering schedule 5/2. Avoid overwatering in low lying areas. Water less on cool, overcast days. Water more on warm, sunny days.

Established perennial beds: Do not need watering.  

Recently installed perennial beds (within last 12 weeks): Resume your watering schedule on 5/2.

Established trees & shrubs: Do not need watering.    

Recently installed trees & shrubs (within last 12 weeks): Leverage recent rains and provide a deep watering once this week. Resume your watering schedule 5/3.

Established rain gardens: Do not need watering. 

Recently installed rain gardens (within the last 8 weeks):  Do not need watering. Resume your watering schedule once the ground surface dries out.

*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.  Advice DOES NOT consider weather forecasts.  Watering instructions are provided to customers by digrightin.

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