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HUTTO, Texas — Editor's note: The above video was published on July 15, when Hutto announced Stage 2 water restrictions.
As drought conditions continue across Central Texas, the City of Hutto is moving into Stage 3 water restrictions. The City previously announced a move to Stage 2 restrictions on July 15.
The Stage 3 restrictions are effective immediately starting on July 29. The restrictions apply to City water customers, including residential, commercial, industrial and institutional.
The City said the main differences between Stage 2 and Stage 3 rules are that hose-end sprinklers can no longer be used and hand-held watering outdoors is now limited to designated days.
The allowable watering hours for Stage 3 are as follows:
The following outdoor watering activities can only occur before 6 a.m. or after 8 p.m. on designated days, according to the City:
For more information on further restrictions, click here.
The cities of Buda, Kyle, Georgetown, Round Rock and Austin have all also announced similar restrictions due to the ongoing drought.
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