Drought Emergency In New York City

Mayor orders restrictions on water use.
March 27, 2002, 1pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"[Mayor] Bloomberg ordered a series of water-saving measures to take effect on Monday. Businesses will be forced to cut their water consumption by 15 percent. Car washing will be prohibited, unless well water is used; so will hosing down sidewalks, driveways and streets. Ornamental fountains will be kept dry. And lawn watering will be allowed only a few hours every other day."

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Published on Wednesday, March 27, 2002 in The New York Times
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