The City of Sutherlin is experiencing construction delays for the Nonpareil Water Treatment Plant, which may lead to a potential water shortage. They have implemented a curtailment plan in accordance with the Oregon Administrative Rules.
The alert specifies Stage 1, also known as “Water Watch,” which serves to inform and educate the public about the possible water supply issue. While mandatory water conservation measures are not yet required, voluntary conservation is strongly recommended to reduce water demand and prevent the need for more severe measures.
Residential customers are encouraged to limit watering of lawns, gardens, flowerbeds, or shrubbery to every other day. Non-commercial vehicle washing should be discontinued, except using a bucket and hose with a shut-off nozzle for brief rinses. Washing of sidewalks, driveways, and other paved surfaces is prohibited except for health and safety purposes by public agencies.
Read more at City of Sutherlin – Alert – Potential Curtailment