LOGAN, Utah (ABC4 News) Logan City Residents are now able to use their water, but are asked to do it conservatively to avoid using water in excess.
Friday night, the city tweeted residents of North Logan, Smithfield, Hyde Park, Providence, River Heights and those living by Utah State University, to stop doing laundry, taking showers, and flushing and use little to no water after the sewage system filled to capacity.
As of 10 a.m. Saturday, the city indicated that residents are allowed to do certain things:
"Flows going into our sewage system are still at 2-3 times our normal flows. We ask that residents continue to be conservative about the amount of water they put down the drain.
For example, if you need to shower, please make it short. If you must do dishes, make sure it is a full load and use eco settings on your dishwasher. Similarly with laundry, if you can limit the number of loads and do only full loads and use eco-cycles."
Friday night, the city posted that the city had received 1.17 inches of rainfall in the past two days and the unusually high temperatures has melted several feet of snow, causing flooding and damage to residents around the Cache Valley.
Cache County issued a press release in regards to current road closures:
Smithfield Canyon Road
Ivans Hollow (High Creek Road), Cove
1400 South from 3200 West to 3600 West
5400 West from Mendon Rd. to 2200 South, Mendon
1100 East / 1400 East from 11800 North to 11600 North, Richmond
More information can be obtained on the following sites:
Plain City is asking all city residents to restrict unnecessary water use. According to a press release officials are asking people to "restrain from bathing or doing laundry for the next few days."
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