The Northern Westchester Examiner

Croton Institutes Emergency Water Restrictions

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A press release from the Village of Croton-on-Hudson.

Croton-on-Hudson Village Manager Abraham Zambrano has declared a temporary water emergency based on extraordinarily high water usage levels. As a result, the following mandatory restrictions are effective July 11 until further notice:

1. No washing of automobiles in any form, with the exception that windshields and glasses necessary for the proper operation of the vehicle may be washed or cleansed only.

2. Lawn sprinkling and sprinkling of shrubs, flower gardens and vegetable gardens with hose or sprinkler will be only allowed on an odd-even schedule.  All residents with even number addresses will be allowed to water on days with even number dates – all residents with odd number addresses will be allowed to water on days with odd number dates.

3. No filling of pools of all sizes and the operation of pools of all sizes not using recirculating water.

Parties suffering extraordinary hardship on account of these restrictions may apply to the village manager for relief.

Anyone who violates the above restrictions will be subject to a summons as prescribed under Section 223-14 of the Village Code.

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