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Posted on: August 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Water Conservation

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When cities experience power outages, critical public utilities may also be impacted. While Beaumont has backup generators for key infrastructure facilities, indoor and outdoor water conservation will help lessen the load on these generators during power outages, as well as reduce the negative impacts of possible generator failures, such as loss of water treatment capacity or sewage spills.

Conserve water by avoiding any unnecessary uses of water, including watering lawns, washing vehicles, filling swimming pools, flushing toilets after every use, washing clothes, running the dishwasher and taking baths or long showers.

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