Because of the tremendous increase in the demand for water and state restrictions on the amount of water that can be pumped daily, the town must place mandatory water conservation measures in effect for lawn watering during the summer months, beginning Tuesday, May 26.
The summer Water Conservation Measures are needed to limit the daily demand on the water system in order to ensure that adequate water is available to meet the public health and safety needs of the town. There have been 24-hour periods during which water consumption has been more than twice our average daily water usage for the year.
Read the full article in the Milford Daily News here
I don't buy this logic. The Town Council is considering a sewer rate increase because water usage is down and yet there is a "tremendous increase in the demand for water".
Oh, and you also bury the story on the holiday weekend! Come on.
Sorry guys, it is either one or the other, can't have it both ways.