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NB6HBORS Hays Free Press May 11,2011 Page 8C PHOTOS BY MARJIE KELLEY Sociote de Francais shares timo with seniors & rohab residents Members of Hays High School Societe Honoraire de Francais brought French language and culture to residents of Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation recently, offering punch, Eiffel Tower cookies, fruit crepes, and a brief language lesson by sponsor Marjie Kelley. Interactions between the residents and their visitors was "touching, amusing, and rewarding," Kelley said of the visit. The French Honor Society members above include (left to right) Erin Korzeniewski, Sarah Wilson, Gabi Randazzo, Katy Trotter and Cassia Norris. Dr. Rob Dickinson is a board certified urologist and a native Texan Dr. Dickinson practices all aspects of urology. He has special interests in prostate cancer surgery, kidney cancer surgery, minimally invasive surgery, treatments for enlarged prostate (BPH), incontinence treatment and surgeries, and treatments for overactive bladder and urge incontinence. Water Restrictions for Kyle and Buda BUDA MANDATORY ACTIONS Maximum allowable monthly consumption of the greater of 12,000 gallons/con- nection or 4,000 gallons/capita. Irrigation with hose-end sprinklers and automatic irrigation systems shall be permitted in accordance with a 5-day watering schedule and only before 10 a.m. and after 7 p.m. Irrigation by means of soaker hoses or drip irrigation shall be permitted at any time on designated watering days. litigation by means of a hand-held hose with an automatic shutoff device or fauce-filled bucket or water- ing can of five (5) gallons or less shall be permitted on any day before 10 a.m. and after 7 p.rh,= Use of soaker hoses for foundation protection shall be limited to designated wa- tering days. Vehicle washing shall be prohibited except when con- ducted witha bucket or hand- held hose with an automatic shutoff device during desig- nated watering days and times (if possible, use a commercial car wash that recycles water). Filling or refilling of pools is prohibited. Topping off of existing pools for essential maintenance purposes is per- mitted only during designated watering days and times. Operation of any orna- mental fountain or pond for aesthetic or scenic purposes is prohibited except where necessary to support aquatic life or where such fountains or ponds are equipped with a recirculation system. PROHIBITED WATER USES wash down of any side- walks, walk-ways, driveways, parking lots, tennis courts, or other hard-surfaced areas; use of water to wash down buildings or structures for purposes other than imme- diate fire protection; use of water for dust control; flushing gutters or permit- ting water to run or accumu- late in any gutter or street; failure to repair a control- lable leak(s) within a reason- able period after having been given notice directing the repair of such leak(s); and any waste of water. KYLE WATER RESTRICTIONS Watering between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. is prohibited, and a mandatory twice per week watering schedule is in effect. Residents with odd-num- bered addresses are allowed to water on Wednesdays and/ or Saturdays, while even num- bered addresses can water on Thursdays and/or Sundays. Commercial and multi-family customers can water on Tues- days and/or Fridays. The stage one restrictions also require at least a one-day notification to the city man- ager prior to irrigating new landscape. In addition, the following constitute a waste of water and are also prohibited: fail- ing to repair a controllable leak, including a broken sprinkler head; a leaking valve; leaking or broken pipes; or a leaking faucet. Violations also occur if irrigation water is allowed to run off the property such that there is a trail of water nmning in the street for a distance of 50 feet or greater, and/or water is allowed to pool in the street or parking lot to a depth greater than 1/4 inch, officials say.