Austin Enforces City-wide Water Restrictions

Austin Enforces City-wide Water Restrictions

Constantly being drenched in sweat is not the only thing that Austin citizens will need to worry about this summer. The city of Austin has just announced that the city will now be in the conservation stage of water restrictions.

Due to the excessive summer heat, water can be easily wasted if neglected. The conservation stage enforces several water restrictions, some of which include:

  • Sprinklers will be restricted to only night time use between the hours midnight to 10 am
  • Fountains must recirculate water
  • Restaurants may not serve water unless requested by a customer
  • Wasting water is prohibited

Some lenience can be approved on a per case basis, but must be filed with the city officials. Violating any of these restrictions can lead to a fine up to $500 per violation. Citizens are encouraged to report all violations to the city by calling 3-1-1 or submitting a report online.

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