Wauconda bans outdoor water use
The village of Wauconda announced Monday a villagewide ban on residential outdoor water use. It includes the sprinkling lawns, washing vehicles, filling pools, and using any hose or pipe to water gardens, trees, or shrubs. Hand watering through the use of a watering can or similar container is permitted. The U.S. Geological Survey determined Wauconda is experiencing a drought due to below-average rainfall with the extreme heat. Village officials said they observed reduced levels of water in the village's drinking water wells. Residents who have new sod or grass seed may apply for a watering permit from the building and zoning department at 109 W. Bangs St. The ban began Monday at 6 p.m. and will be in effect until further notice.
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