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County issues reminders on outdoor watering restrictions



Columbia County officials are asking residents to be more conscious of their water usage.

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  1. Someone needs to advise our county parks department of these regulations. I’ve personally seen watering of the large fields around noon at the Evans Town Park in the past two weeks. Their sprinklers usually go off about 10:00 at night, so I was surprised to see them sprinkling at midday. I love our parks and commend the staff for keeping them in top condition but watering midday doesn’t set a good example for our residents. For example, I saw the watering and assumed that meant we were no longer under any water restrictions. I bet I’m not the only one.

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