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08/04/08- Whitehouse

Whitehouse Loosens Water Restrictions - Slightly

The city of Whitehouse has loosened its water restrictions slightly today to allow residents to water their lawns one day a week.

Homes with even-numbered addresses may water outside on Monday only, and homes with odd-numbered addresses can water outside on Thursday only.

Hand watering of plants and shrubs is still allowed. The city is asking you to keep your lawn watering to a minimum - no more than 30 minutes, if possible. They say that optimum watering times are from midnight until 6:00 am, daily.

The city also says that if a large demand is placed back on their system, they'll have no choice but to go back to more restrictive measures, including the possibility of no outdoor watering at all.

Cathryn Khalil, reporting. ckhalil@kltv.com

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