Corpus Christi Enacts Tougher Drought Restrictions


Published 07/28 2014 10:27AM

Updated 07/28 2014 10:29AM

A South Texas city still struggling with drought has started enforcing tougher water-use restrictions.

Corpus Christi began enforcement Monday of Stage 2 conservation for all city water customers.

Sprinkler irrigation is limited to one day per week -- the same day as trash pickup. Violators will first receive a notice, and then can face fines of up to $500 per incident. Swimming pools can only be filled on a resident's designated watering day.

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