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For Immediate Release  • June 14, 2013
Staff Contact: Tammy Duerksen, Administrative Assistant, 303-651-8376

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Daytime Watering at Selected Ball Fields


June 14, 2013 - The City of Longmont waters parks and greenways predominantly at night for the convenience of park users and to reduce evaporation. In general, evaporation wastes water and ultimately reduces the effectiveness of irrigation. When temperatures rise and ball field use is high, parks such as Sandstone Ranch, Garden Acres and Clark Centennial may occasionally need additional watering during daytime hours to maintain playable conditions. Staff tries to minimize the need for daytime watering, but we are headed into the time of year where it may be more frequent. Please contact the Public Works and Natural Resources Call Center at 303-651-8416 if you have any questions.