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Communities with watering restrictions


MADISON (WKOW) -- Several local communities are putting restrictions on water use to conserve in the drought.


Cottage Grove: Mandatory restrictions are in place. People who live on the odd-numbered side of the street should only sprinkle their lawn on odd-numbered days.

Even-numbered addresses should water on even days.

If you need to water your lawn, officials say you should do so before 8:00 a.m. or after 9:00 p.m.

Fitchburg: Mandatory restrictions are in place and follow the odd-even watering schedule. If sprinkling the lawn is necessary, residents should do so before 9:00 a.m. or after 9:00 p.m.

Newer trees may be watered as needed.

Lake Delton: Voluntary restrictions are in place. The Lake Delton Water Utility is asking residents to water before 8:00 a.m. or after 8:00 p.m.

The utility says there are no restrictions for watering with a hand-held device for gardens, trees, plants and shrubs.

Monona: Voluntary watering restrictions are in place and follow the odd-even schedule. Watering should take place before 10:00 a.m. or after 6:00 p.m.

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