Havre sets water restrictions; water district ups fines
April 23, 2002
The Havre Department of Public Works is imposing water restrictions in the city to conserve water because of the drought.
Outside the city, the Hill County Water District is still urging voluntary conservation but has adopted higher fines that will apply if it also adopts restrictions.
Havre public works director Dave Peterson said today that people should restrict their lawn watering to nights and evenings on alternate days, beginning Wednesday.
"We just don't want massive watering done," he said.
Havre residents will be allowed to water their lawns on a rotating basis between the hours of...