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Collapsing sand in the recharge area for Well No. 8 led Hudson Water Utility Director Tim Caruso to impose outdoor watering restrictions in the city. Water from the well is filtered for the removal of iron and manganese in the building shown here, located at Hanley and O'Neil roads. The water is stored in tower in the distance.

UPDATE: City well problems lead to watering restrictions

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Level 1 outdoor watering restrictions remain in effect for property owners in Hudson following problems experienced with two city wells.

The use of lawn sprinklers and irrigation systems is banned from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Properties with even-number addresses may be watered at night on even dates, and properties with odd-number addresses may be watered at night on odd dates. New grass or sod may be watered any day between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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