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New Water Restrictions in Effect in Midland, Odessa, Big Spring

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

New water restrictions are now in effect in three West Texas cities. It's all in an effort to conserve on water after the latest cutback in water deliveries by the Colorado River Municipal Water District.

Midland, Odessa and Big Spring water restrictions went into effect on Sunday.

The watering days vary by city but residents and businesses will only get to water once a week now on their scheduled days.

Also in Odessa, customers will only be served water at restaurants upon request.

Here are the schedules for Midland, Odessa and Big Spring:

In Midland, residents will only be allowed to water one day a week.
On your watering day, you can water for two hours anytime between 6 p.m. and midnight.
To find out your watering day in Midland, click here.

In Odessa, residents will only be allowed to water one day a week for two hours.
Even addresses will be allowed to water on Tuesday's from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. only.
Odd addresses will be allowed to water on Thursday's from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. only.

Hand watering is the only watering allowed in Odessa. The hose must be equipped with a positive shutoff nozzle. Hose end sprinklers and open ended hoses are not allowed. However, drip irrigation and soaker hoses are permitted.

In Big Spring, residents will only be allowed to water one day a week.
Residents with addresses ending in an odd number will be allowed to water for two hours on Tuesday's between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Residents with addresses ending in an even number will be allowed to water for two hours on Thursday's between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Commercial businesses will be allowed to water for a two hour period on Wednesday's between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m.

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