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Clayton to Begin Water Restrictions

The town will move from voluntary to mandatory water restrictions on Aug. 7, officials said Tuesday.

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CLAYTON, N.C. — The town will move from voluntary to mandatory water restrictions on Aug. 7, officials said Tuesday.

Nonessential water use, such as watering lawns, washing cars and filling pools, will be prohibited on Mondays.

Residents with even-number addresses will be able to conduct such activities on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Odd-number addresses will be able to do so on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

First-time violators will receive a warning. A second offense will bring a $50 fine. A third offense results in a $75 fine, and each subsequent offense is a $100 fine.

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