Citizens Asked to Conserve Water in Eutaw, Alabama
The City of Eutaw is asking its residents to conserve water after power outages caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
"Due to a motor failure (at the Greene County Housing Authority Well, "Branch Heights") and an electrical issue caused by a power outage from Hurricane Ida (at CR 131 Well) we are asking citizens to voluntarily reduce water consumption at this time," the city said in a Tuesday update.
The City of Eutaw said it has the capacity to carry the system thanks to its two remaining wells; however, residents are still advised to conserve water.
"The City of Eutaw is providing water to our customers (residential and commercial), as well as to the Town of Boligee and Greene County (emergency interconnect). As we all work together to ensure everyone has adequate access to water, we must ask our citizens to work with us to conserve water as much as possible," the city started.
The conserve water order is voluntary and is expected to be lifted later today when repairs are complete.