DUNCAN, Okla. — The city council has allowed carwashes to remain open during stage five drought conditions, according to the Duncan Banner.

Carwash operations have been limited to Tuesday through Sunday from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., noted the article.

Other industries granted exemptions include plant nurseries, some homeowners and some businesses that transport food and garbage, stated the article.

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No other types of business will be exempted from the rules, reported the article. City Manager Jim Frieda said in the article that most residents are opposed to any businesses being exempt from the law. The carwash exemption could be reevaluated in a few months.

First-time violators will be fined $500, shared the article.

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