North of the River spray park schedule changing due to drought regulation

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - North of the River Recreation and Park District (NOR), in keeping with the drought resolution, will be modifying the irrigation schedule for its parks as well as adjusting the schedules of the eight water spray parks within the district.

The following water spray parks will close for the season on August 1:

-Emerald Cove Park - 4303 Patton Way
-San Lauren Park - 4101 Mohawk Street
-Sears Park - 444 Norris Road
-Silver Oak Park - 15855 Opus One Drive

The remaining four spray parks will operate on a reduced schedule from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. until September 1st. Those parks are:

-North Meadows Park - 3300 McCray
-Madison Grove Park - 10115 Norris Road
-Riverview Park - 401 Willow Drive
-Polo Community Park - 11801 Noriega Road

Irrigation on general turf areas will be reduced by two thirds by August 1 and they will be reducing water on athletic fields by varying degrees, depending on their usage and conditions, as well as to ensure safe playing surfaces for all participants.

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