EL PASO - Mandatory water restrictions have been issued for communities in the Lower Valley Water District.
Neighbors in Clint, Socorro, San Elizario, Sparks and the area of El Paso County covered by the district are urged not to wash cars, shower, wash dishes or clothes or do anything that uses a large amount of water.
The Lower Valley Water District is also asking businesses to close early if possible.
The water system is still recovering from damages stemming from freezing temperatures and blackouts.
Water tank levels remain low while demand is high.
Low water levels are expected to continue through Sunday.
The water district will update this water emergency throughout the day.
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