NORMAN — June’s rainfall and cooler temperatures have been a blessing for central Oklahoma, but now that the summer heat has arrived and the rains have slowed, Norman’s water usage is climbing.
Water use topped 19 million gallons Wednesday. It was one of the highest to date this season.
It comes as the city has taken five of its older wells offline due to levels of arsenic and other gross alpha contaminants. Residents are reminded that the city is on mandatory odd-even water rationing.
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