El Pasoans are Urged to Conserve Water

El Pasoans are Urged to Conserve Water

POSTED: Sunday, May 20, 2012 - 6:05pm

UPDATED: Sunday, May 20, 2012 - 6:30pm

EL PASO - Starting Monday, El Pasoans are urged to conserve water.

Because there's almost no water in the Rio Grande, the El Paso Water Utilities will have to shut down treatment of river water at two of its plants.

That plus the rising temperatures outside is the cause for EPWU to ask for your help in conserving water for at least the next two weeks.

Everyone is being asked to only water their lawns once a week, take shorter showers, fix any leaks in homes or businesses and only run appliances like dishwashers when there's a full load.

For a full list of tips click here.

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