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Watering lawns in Park Rapids has been cut back to 20 minutes Mondays and Thursdays. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Park Rapids implements watering ban today

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The threat of faltering water pressure has caused Park Rapids to implement a watering and irrigation ban for the city effective immediately.


The council passed a resolution last month to protect its fragile well system from depletion and ensure quality drinking water and pressure. The city decided today was the day to implement it, according to city clerk Margie Vik.

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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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