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Water Ban as of May 1st.

by Bill Tobin
April 16, 2017

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A water ban  is in effect in Holliston under the Massachusetts Department of Environmental  Water Management Protection's Act effective May 1st banning non-essential  outdoor water use.

The annual water ban takes effect on May 1, 2017 until September 30th.

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The rules rules are:

Even street nunbers may water lawns, before 9:am and afeter 5:pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. They may also wash vehicles, exterior building surfaces, driveways and walkways. Hand held hose with attached nozzle must be used.

Odd street numbers  may water lawns etc. on Wednesdays and Fridays, before 9:am and after 5.pm. Again, only hand held hoses wtih nozzles may by used during these days and times.

Hand held use is allowed on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays for all.

Vilolaters will be warned once, and then fined $100 for second offense and $200 for each subsequent offense.

Happy summer gardening and lawn care.

Questions on restrictions call the Water Department at 508-429-0603

 

 

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Comments (3)

Why is there a water ban??? the drought restrictions are over as of the last big storm... why???????

- sally | 4/17/17 8:49 PM

Hand held washing only,including weekends

- Bill Tobiin | 4/16/17 4:32 PM

So I can power wash my house on the weekends at anytime?

- Neighbor | 4/16/17 9:27 AM

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