HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) – Due to current drought conditions, Mission and San Benito will implement Stage 2 water conservation restrictions.

Mission is now designating irrigation days to four sections of the city.

The Northeast and Southwest sections of the city will be able to irrigate Sundays, Wednesday, and Fridays, from 8pm to 6am.

The Northwest and Southeast sections of the city will be able to irrigate Saturdays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 8pm to 6am.

A violation in Mission could lead to a $50-$200 fine.

As of Aug. 3, Stage 2 water restrictions are in effect for City of Mission

In San Benito Stage 2 water restrictions will begin Aug. 6.

No watering is allowed between 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All water running off yards, plants or other vegetation into gutters or streets is prohibited.

Vehicle washing may be done between the hours of 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with handheld hose equipped with a shutoff nozzle or with a 5-gallon bucket.

The use of water to wash sidewalks, walkways, driveways, or any building or structure is
prohibited.

The use of water for swimming pools, jacuzzi tubs, hot tubs or similar items are prohibited unless to maintain the stability of the pool or tub.

A violation in San Benito can lead to a $50-$200 fine, or in extreme cases, disconnection of water service.