Enoch City citizens are to be commended! By working together and refraining from outside irrigation last night and today, and shows that the tanks are filling. The chart below shows the recovery. After the restriction reverts back to the new normal of 8 to 8, we will be able to observe the reaction.
In a Special City Council Meeting held today, new outside watering restrictions were put into effect. No watering is permitted between 8 a.m. on Sunday the 9th of July through Monday night at 11:59 p.m. The reasoning was explained at the Council meeting and can be heard by clicking here. The short version is that the water tanks were drained heavily between June 18th and June 21st. The only incident that might have created this overuse was a reaction to the Brian Head Fire. This is an effort to fill the tanks to normal levels. The following graph illustrates this event.
The Ordinance below is the complete requirements, with the penalty. We can work together to solve this singular problem.
Enoch City wells are pumping 3,000,000 gallons per day. Enoch City water users are using MORE than 3,000,000 gallons PER DAY. The new restrictions put in place last week are not helping. Most are now complying, but the amount of time that watering is done may have increased. The City Council is holding a special meeting Friday, July 7th at 1:00 pm to discuss and apply immediate methods to even out water demand.
Incorporated in 1966, Enoch City boasts of its history of the Old Spanish Trail, its pioneer heritage, its unprecedented growth, its family values, and its delicious water.
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