Tuesday, June 11, 2024

City of Rich Hill Water Conservation

The City of Rich Hill are asking that the citizens conserve water starting at noon today until further notice. There is a pipe replacement project at the water plant that will be completed tomorrow.

Per Ordinance 1768:
1. Stage One (voluntary) - Request voluntary conservation and compliance with the following restrictions:
a. Sidewalks, driveways, parking areas, patios or other paved areas shall not be washed.
b. Swimming pools shall not be filled or refilled with water provided by the City.
c. Water shall not be used for recreational purposes such as water slides or yard play.
d. Cars, other motor vehicles, trailers or boats shall not be commercially washed, except from a bucket.
e. Water shall not be used for dust control.
f. Flushing of mains by Water Department personnel shall not be done, except to alleviate individual water quality problems.
g. Commercial and industrial Users shall conserve water as much as possible.
After initiation of Stage One, if weather conditions, expected trends in demand or other factors indicate that the threat of a shortage will continue, the additional provisions of Stage Two shall be implemented.


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