Omaha, Neb.— Metropolitan Utilities District is urging its water customers to temporarily limit outdoor water use until repairs can be completed on a water main break that has reduced capacity at one of its water production facilities.
Customers are asked to halt outdoor water use through Sunday, July 30, to help reduce water demands to ensure continued reliability to the entire system during this period of extreme temperatures.
Please restrict the following activities:
- Irrigating/Sprinkling lawns (unless for new sod)
- Filling swimming pools
- Hosing down driveways
- Running decorative fountains
As part of restrictions, M.U.D. is working with municipalities, including wholesale water customers served by M.U.D., to curtail sewer flushing, lake filling, firefighting drills, street washing and other non-essential uses of water.
For more tips, visit mudomaha.com and search Water Conservation.
About Metropolitan Utilities District: The mission of the Metropolitan Utilities District, headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, is to provide safe, reliable and cost-effective natural gas and water services to our community. Overall, the District serves approximately 600,000 people in the metro area. M.U.D. is the fifth largest public natural gas utility in the United States, serving customer-owners in Omaha, Bennington, Fort Calhoun, Springfield, Yutan and Bellevue. The District also provides safe, high quality drinking water to customer-owners in Omaha, Bellevue, Bennington, Carter Lake, La Vista, Ralston, Waterloo and the Papio-Missouri Natural Resources District (which supplies water to Fort Calhoun). For more information, visit mudomaha.com.