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The drought has been hurting many communities in Central Illinois and Taylorville is currently in a voluntary water restriction because of the dry conditions.

Taylorville Mayor Greg Brotherton says that the water levels at Lake Taylorville are pretty good considering the conditions.

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Brotherton says that he does not foresee going into the second stage of the water restriction.

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Stage two of the plan would restrict watering lawns, use of water for cleaning buildings and use of fountains, among other things.

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