City of Lander requests residents conserve water

(Lander, WY) – The City of Lander is currently requesting that residents conserve water while a part at the water treatment plant is being replaced.

The City shared the following:

  • On an average summer day, the community uses about 4.5 million gallons of water.
  • The plant can produce up to 4 million gallons of water in the best case scenario under the current situation.
  • There are no water safety concerns.
  • If we all do our part, we can reduce the stress on the water treatment plant and reduce the need for water restrictions.

    “At this current time, we are asking the public to please do their part in water conservation. For comparison, during the winter months, the community uses about 1 million gallons of water a day. We will continue to monitor the situation and will keep you posted on the repair. Thank you for your patience.”

    The City also provided the following water conservation tips:
  • Please reduce the amount of water you are using to water your lawn.
  • Shorten your watering times or consider watering one less day per week.
  • Water in the evening, during the night, or the early morning hours instead of during the heat of the day.
  • Take shorter showers and consider installing efficient shower heads.
  • Turn off the faucet when brushing your teeth.
  • Run the dishwasher only when full.
  • Turn off the faucet when lathering hands.
  • Consider using a car wash instead of hand washing your car.
  • Fix the drips and look for leaks on hoses and faucets.

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