Norwich Public Utilities issued a warning Wednesday after a drone was found near a water tank.
Officials said a 1.5 lb drone was found during a routine inspection.
They asked that the owner of the drone call the organization in order to retrieve the item.
General Manager John Bilda said that while drones are a popular device, they can be hazardous.
"As drones become more popular, it is very important that operators understand the considerable safety concerns associated with their use. Drones can be fun and helpful, but only when they are used safely, and never near power lines or any other infrastructure," Bilda said.
The company gave a list of rules to ensure using drones safely.
They also warned drone users to be aware of water treatment areas.
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