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Connecticut Water asks customers to reduce use during dry conditions

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On Tuesday, Connecticut Water issued a voluntary water conservation request for users.

The company said because of the dry weather conditions, and “higher than normal demand for water,” the company is asking customers to reduce their water use.

“According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, conditions across Connecticut range from abnormally dry to moderate drought.  The Company has a number of sources and operational flexibility to meet our customers' needs, but given the extended dry weather conditions and no indication that these weather patterns will change, we felt it was important to ask our customers now to voluntarily conserve,” the company said in a press release.

Here are some specific things that customers can do:

  • Residential customers are asked to avoid watering their lawns;
  • Businesses, municipalities, and schools are asked to avoid irrigating their grounds and ball fields;
  • Fire departments are asked to avoid using water in their training exercises; and
  • All customers are asked to promptly repair any leaks.

Connecticut Water said it will continue to monitor water demands and will modify its request for water conservation measures accordingly.

For more information, click here or call 1-800-286-5700.

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