Georgia EPD Elevates Drought Response Levels, Further Restricts Outdoor Water Use November 18, 2016 Photo, Water and Sewer Forsyth County is among the 52 counties in the state in which the Georgia Environmental Protection Division has raised the state’s drought response to Level 2. The declaration came in light of the lack of rain and increased dryness. Outdoor landscape watering is only allowed two days a week determined by even and odd-numbered addresses. Even-numbered addresses (ending in 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8) and properties without addresses may irrigate on Wednesday and Saturday with the exception of the mid-day hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Odd-numbered addresses (ending in 1, 3, 5, 7 or 9) may irrigate on Thursday and Sunday with the exception of the mid-day hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Prohibited outdoor water uses include: Washing hard surfaces such as streets and sidewalks. Water for ornamental purposes, such as fountains. The use of fire hydrants, except for firefighting and public safety. Non-commercial washing of vehicles. Non-commercial pressure washing. Fundraising car washes. To view the water uses that are allowed, visit https://goo.gl/ppPAXk. Forsyth County encourages citizens to practice water conservation. For information on conservation and efficiency programs, visit http://goo.gl/jJhCdi.