Two weeks after Tampa banned lawn sprinkling, city water officials gave their own Parks Department the green light to violate that rule.


An exemption granted April 17 allowed twice-weekly watering of city-owned athletic fields and clay tennis courts, and as-needed watering at its plant nursery at Lowry Park.


But Monday, after news reports called attention to the in-house exemption, Mayor Pam Iorio rescinded it, telling parks officials to irrigate with reclaimed water.


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