SALT LAKE CITY — Utahns have done such a great job at cutting back on outdoor water use during the current drought that the Utah Division of Water Rights is now asking residents to cut down a little more.
The state is now recommending watering lawns only once a week in the northern part of Utah. The reason behind the request is because longer nights, cooler temperatures and recent rains have helped battle the drought.
Lawn-watering recommendations used to be twice-a-week in northern Utah, and three times a week in the southern part of the state.
Local water districts appreciate the efforts by Utahns in conserving water as they've been able to stretch supply a little further, and help ensure the state has adequate drinking water supply next year.