Tulsa begins voluntary water rationing
TULSA (FOX23) The City of Tulsa announced voluntary water conservation measures on Tuesday morning.
According to city officials, restrictions are put into place after two consecutive days of water usage over 197 million gallons per day. The city passed used more than 198 million gallons on Sunday and 207.3 million gallons on Monday.
The city announced Stage 1 voluntary water restrictions for Tulsa, meaning customers are asked to limit outside watering to the hours between midnight and noon every other day, based on odd-even address numbers.
If water use tops 204 mgd for two consecutive days, Stage 2 mandatory restrictions will be imposed. Stage two would make voluntary restrictions mandatory.