They might also consider pricing

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Globe West recently highlighted the issue that day-of-the-week restrictions on watering lawns may actually lead to increased watering.  The restriction can serve as a reminder to water on a regular basis.  The article notes that the state may consider stricter restrictions.  Perhaps the state and municipalities should also consider using pricing as a policy tool to achieve conservation.  I would direct them to Pioneer’s recent paper on the topic by Professors Rob Stavins and Sheila Olmstead at this link.