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City officials say water restrictions remain in place

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Park Rapids' watering ban is over.

In its place, watering guidelines, or restrictions, remain in effect.

In hindsight, said Park Rapids city administrator Bill Smith, using the word "ban" just confused the populace.


City Hall has been besieged with calls seeking clarification on how the restrictions work, especially since the city has received ample rainfall lately.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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