Why does the town impose watering restrictions?

There are a variety of different factors that are taken into consideration when water restrictions are imposed; the amount of water left in our supply system being the most important. We then look at the water consumption rate, the time of year, and current and future weather predictions. Water consumption increases dramatically in the summer due to increased population, watering lawns, gardening, and car washing. The Town has a total of 195 million gallons in our reservoirs without using our emergency or backup supplies. The Town will use anywhere from 210 to 270 million gallons of water a year, depending on restrictions and weather.

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1. How much water is used every day by the town?
2. How would I find my sewer/water connection?
3. How would I purchase a cemetery lot?
4. I have a water leak on my property. Will the DPW fix it?
5. There is water leaking outside my property. Who is responsible?
6. Is it possible to tour the water filtration plant or sewage treatment plant?
7. Why does the town impose watering restrictions?
8. Is the sewage treated before discharge to the ocean?
9. Where does our drinking water come from?
10. Where does town sewage go?