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Johnston County Loosens Water Restrictions

Posted March 3, 2008

— The Johnston County Board of Commissioners voted Monday to loosen restrictions on watering of plants and landscapes.

Hand watering, previously limited to weekends only, will now be allowed at all times. Soaker hoses and drip irrigation may also be used without limit.


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  • CestLaVie Mar 4, 2008

    I live in Johnston County; didn't even know there were water restrictions. Great job of getting the information out there, Johnston Co.!! You think everyone gets the prestigious, intelligent rag of the Smithfield Herald, so they know of this??

  • luke Mar 3, 2008

    The drought ain't over.NOW is the time to be frugile,not when you're out of water.