Towns ease outdoor watering restrictions as Jordan Lake rises
CARY, N.C. (AP) -- Residents of Cary and Apex will soon be able
to resume outdoor watering now that Jordan Lake is above normal.
Starting Tuesday, the towns will revert to their alternate day
watering systems. This will allow customers to use irrigation
systems and sprinklers three days a week, depending on the
No lawn irrigation will be allowed on Mondays, but hand watering
is allowed any day of the week.
The rules apply to water customers in Apex, Cary, Morrisville
and Research Triangle Park South, plus Raleigh-Durham International
Officials in both towns encouraged people to continue to
conserve water. The lake is the source of drinking water for Cary