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San Marcos returns to Stage 3 water restrictions

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San Marcos is returning to Stage 3 drought restrictions, effective April 20.

Officials say the city has never gone into Stage 3 this early in the year before.

San Marcos Stage 3 drought rules restrict use of sprinklers to once every other week on a designated weekday between 6-10 a.m. or 8 p.m.-midnight.

Use of sprinklers is allowed as follows:

- No sprinklers on Saturdays and Sundays.

-April 21 – 25: Sprinklers allowed on designated weekday and times.

- April 28 – May 2: No sprinklers.

- May 5 – May 9: Sprinklers allowed on designated weekday and times.

- May 12 – 16: No sprinklers.

Soaker hose and drip irrigation are allowed one day a week on the designated weekday before 10 a.m. or after 8 p.m. Hand watering is allowed on any day before 10 a.m. or after 8 p.m.

Waste water, filling swimming pools, and decorative water features aren't allowed.

For more information visit www.sanmarcostx.gov/drought.

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