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Commane explains water restriction mandate

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Westwood is currently under increased, mandatory outside watering restrictions due to a lack of rainfall and the shutting off of Well Five. In Westwood, you can now only water your lawn on Tuesdays from 6-9 a.m., and from 6-9 p.m. - although you can use...

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Dedham-Westwood Water District announces restrictions

As of July 29, residents in Dedham and Westwood are required to restrict watering their lawns to assigned days of the week. Customers in Dedham may water their lawn on Mondays and Thursdays, while customers in Westwood may water their lawns on Tuesdays and Fridays. All lawn watering should take place from 6:00...

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Bottled water for Colonial Water well customers

Bottled water is now available for pickup for residents who receive water from Colonial Water Company wells located on Draper Road, Francis Street, and Knollwood Drive. Customers can pickup water at 2 Dedham Street (the town garage) between 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. through out the weekend. Customers are currently limited to 3...

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Water, water everywhere…

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By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Correspondent As summer rolls into the area, water usage goes up — pools get filled, sprinklers run for excited kids no longer in school, and lawns and gardens demand drinks. Fresh water is crucial to life, human and nonhuman alike. In attempting to preserve water, bans or restrictions are placed...
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Outdoor water use throttled in Needham

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff "We're moderating the demand on our water supply," said Richard Merson, Needham's Director of Public Works. Merson, who (among his myriad other duties) oversees water usage in town, was commenting on the new water restrictions that had been put in place on July 24. The restrictions are comprised of an...
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