Homeowners know how important water is to maintaining healthy lawns. During times
of drought, however, local water supplies can become so depleted that cities must enact
drought contingency plans to conserve water. These plans approved by the state, set
forth restrictions for water use based on water supply, lake levels and weather
conditions. You can still keep your lawn in good condition even when water use is
For the overall health of a lawn, water infrequently and deeply enough to wet the soil to
the recommended depth, usually 6 inches. This practice reduces disease, helps air to
move to the plant roots and conserves water.
Please read this pdf file for an in depth overview of how and when to water your grass and what types of grass are better suited for draught conditions.