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Cameron water conservation in 'Emergency Phase'

At the August 13, 2018 City Council meeting, the city of Cameron declared a water shortage emergency.

Posted: Aug. 20, 2018 3:54 PM
Updated: Aug. 20, 2018 4:06 PM

(CAMERON, Mo.) - The city of Cameron declared a water shortage emergency.

According to the city's website, the Emergency Phase is enacted when the city's water supply in their reservoir falls below 40% capacity. 

The emergency shortages was decided during the the Aug. 13, 2018 City Council meeting,

In the new phase, more water restrictions have gone into place. Restaurants are no longer allowed to serve water, except by customer request. Residents are not allowed to water annual plants or vegetable gardens, trees, or lawns. Golf courses are no longer allowed to water course fairways.

Public and private swimming pools are also not allowed to be filled.

The city has been in water restrictions for weeks. 

The Emergency Phase will remain in effect until the Cameron City Council declares that the water shortage has ended.

If any person violates the water restrictions, they may see their water turned off and/or a fine of at least $100 per day. 

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