County Executive Owens Announces Additional Water Restrictions
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Urges Residents and Business’s to Conserve
Annapolis, MD (July 31, 2006) - Anne Arundel County Executive Janet S. Owens announced additional water restrictions will go into effect across North County.
The significant water main break along Marley Neck Blvd, combined with the excessive heat forecast through Friday, and the March 2006 loss of water supply from Baltimore County, has resulted in County Executive Owens declaring additional mandatory water restrictions on all public water users in the following zip code areas until further notice:
21122, 21060, 21226, 21225, 21090, 21240, 21061, 21144, 21076, 21077, 20701, 20794, 20724.
The mandatory outdoor water restrictions will be in effect 24 hours a day, seven days a week until further notice. The new mandatory restrictions include:
No outdoor water use - Examples Include:
County Executive Owens has contacted a number of businesses in and around the affected area, and is calling on business owners to conserve indoor water use.
" Everyone from Northrop Grumman to BGE’s Brandon Shores Facility is willing to help out by conserving water during this heat wave," said County Executive Owens. "We need everyone’s help in conserving water, until this immediate threat passes."
Along with the mandatory water restrictions, County Executive Owens is also strongly urging all county residents to conserve indoor water use as well. Some suggestions are: