Just because Needham has a mandatory non-essential outdoor water ban in place until Sept. 30 doesn’t mean Wellesley will do any such thing.
A reader asked us about this after noticing the water restriction sign just across the town line near the Wellesley Recycling & Disposal Facility.
Needham’s ban is the result of a state group that believes people in that town are using too much water. So even though Needham is just next door to Wellesley, that doesn’t mean Wellesley is seen the same way.
Bill Shaughnessy, Wellesley’s Water & Sewer Superintendent, says the town does not anticipate instituting a water ban this summer.
So those of you with Needham neighbors, please try not to boast too much about your green lawns.