In response to a request made by the city of Hays, the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Water Resources has issued a control order restricting the watering of lawns and other vegetation from private wells between noon and 7 p.m. from June 1 through Sept. 30.
Currently, the city of Hays prohibits the following year-round:
- Washing down of sidewalks, parking lots and driveways
- Known loss of water through breaks or leaks in plumbing systems
- Escape of water from private property onto public property such as sidewalks or into the street guttering from landscape irrigation
- Outdoor water use between noon and 7 p.m. from June 1 through Sept. 30