Colorado’s largest water utility is poised to declare a Stage 2 drought, meaning mandatory watering restrictions would kick in Monday.
Things are still dry along the Front Range and even though the summer is just about over the city of Greeley is asking people to voluntarily stop watering their lawns beginning Oct. 1.
Thornton says it is now seeing signs of a Stage 2 drought. That means new watering restrictions are starting Sept. 1.
They’re called the “Sod Squad” by some, Denver Water calls them Water Savers, but whatever the term they’re hitting the sidewalks to cut down on irresponsible water use.
Water commissioners across Colorado have put the state into a Stage One Drought Condition. Because of our dry winter and spring, Denver Water is asking customers to conserve.