WICHITA FALLS, Kan. — The city has said carwashes cannot be open on Mondays because of the drought’s strain on its water systems, but All American Super Car Wash has found a way around that, according to timesrecordnews.com.

The carwash has invested about $60,000 on two water reclamation units to reuse all water at one of its locations. The system allows it to remain open on Monday, said the article.

The closed-loop system allows the carwash to operate off of potable water, noted the article. “We’ve cut our water consumption at this location maybe 50-60 percent from the previous month prior to having it,” shared general manager Jim Cadotte, in the article.

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Cadotte added in the article that his goal is to be “100 percent independent of city water at some point.”

The carwash installed the system Nov. 9-10, and it was operational on the 11th, reported the article.

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