Conserve Water

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Weeks of very hot weather, coupled with little rain, have taken their toll. Although we received some rain earlier this week, it’s not enough to make up for months of below-average precipitation.

Although, at the moment, our wells are still producing sufficient water to meet demand, this will soon change if we don’t get some significant rainfall. Officials hope to head off this scenario by asking residents to begin voluntarily conserving water, before greater restrictions have to be formally imposed.

Water is a limited resource. It’s easy to forget this when we can turn on a faucet and enjoy a seemingly endless supply of it. But the fact of the matter is, our supply of water is not endless. And it never will be. Livingston, along with the rest of New Jersey, is continuing to grow. Every year, more and more people move into the area, including our own community. We all need water for drinking, bathing, cooking, washing clothes and dishes, flushing toilets, and many other everyday activities. As the population continues to grow, so do our demands on our water supply.

 

 

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