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Mandatory Water Restrictions for Dawson County

Based on recommendations by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD), Gov. Nathan Deal approved a Level 2 Drought Response designation for more than 50 counties including Dawson County.

During a Level 2 Drought Response, outdoor landscape watering is only allowed two days a week determined by odd and even-numbered addresses. Even-numbered addresses and properties without numbered addresses may water on Wednesday and Saturday between 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. Odd-numbered addresses may water Thursday and Sunday between 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m.

Prohibited outdoor water uses include:
·    Washing hard surfaces such as streets and sidewalks
·    Water for ornamental purposes, such as fountains
·    The use of fire hydrants, except for firefighting and public safety
·    Non-commercial washing of vehicles
·    Non-commercial pressure washing
·    Fundraising car washes

Click here for more from Governor Deal regarding the Drought Response

Georgia Drought Response Declaration Map

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