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Aquarion customers asked to conserve water

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BRIDGEPORT, CT (WFSB) -

The Aquarion Water Company is asking customers to conserve water as the state continues to deal with abnormally dry conditions.

The company said its reservoirs and wells are below normal capacity and say conservation is important to help restore the water levels.

The company is now asking customers to limit water use:  

  • Allow grass to grow longer; taller grass is healthier and requires less water
  • Use brooms or blowers instead of water to clean decks, driveways and sidewalks
  • Don’t wash cars or boats with a hose
  • Shut off ornamental water displays
  • Do not leave water running while washing hands, shaving, or brushing teeth
  • Take shorter showers
  • Hand-wash dishes in a basin, not under running water
  • Repair leaks in plumbing and fixtures 

“Due to current conditions, Aquarion is advising customers to reduce their water use. It is important for all of our customers to assist in this effort, to ensure everyone in our entire at-large community has the water they need, when they need it." Charles V. Firlotte,  who is the Aquarion President and CEO, said in the statement on Thursday. 

Aquarion serves more than 600,000 customers throughout Connecticut.

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