BRIGHTON – Starting June 17, the city of Brighton’s utilities department will begin an active campaign to bring residents up to speed on Stage 1 drought restrictions.
The city has been trying to conserve its water use through the drought restrictions. But the hot weather over the last week saw residents exceed the city’s water use target by millions of gallons.
During a June 11 council study session, Utilities Director Jim Landeck said the city expected to use 3 million gallons or less June 10. Mondays are a mandatory no watering day. He said residents used about 8.4 million gallons instead, which is about 5.4 million gallons more than anticipated.