Water use restriction in effect in Rockland County

The county entered a modified Stage II Water Emergency on Thursday.

News 12 Staff

Aug 18, 2022, 7:13 PM

Updated 648 days ago

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A water use restriction is in effect in Rockland County.
The county entered a modified stage 2 water emergency on Thursday. 
This means families can only water their lawn and landscaping on certain days and at certain times.
Restaurants cannot serve water unless a customer asks for it, and water leaks must be repaired within 48 hours.
News 12 has been told the drought has led to uncommon flow levels in the Ramapo River - impacting Veolia's Ramapo Valley Well Field, which according to officials provides water to 90% of Rockland residents.
The conservation measures apply to all residents, regardless of whether the water is from a public supplier or a private well, and will last until the water levels normalize.


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